Ira Cross Junior Elementary School

Ira Cross Junior Elementary School serves 762 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 762 students
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
25%
50%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
48%
13%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black (2004-2012)
White
17%
31%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.99
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
44%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,998 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 40,998 730
Killeen Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $366 MM $9 MM
District Spending $367 MM $9 MM
Killeen Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,495 $11,947
Killeen Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,517 $12,666
Killeen Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gateway High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gateway Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clifton Park Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Killeen Gateway High School
    Alternative School
    4100 Zephyr Rd
    Killeen , TX , 76543
    (254)336-1700
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Killeen Gateway Middle School
    Alternative School
    1307 Gowen Dr
    Killeen , TX , 76543
    (254)336-1690
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  73  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Killeen Manor Middle School
    1700 South West South Young Dr
    Killeen , TX , 76543
    (254)336-1310
    1.2  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Killeen Killeen High School
    500 North 38th St
    Killeen , TX , 76543
    (254)336-7208
    1.6  mi  |  2047  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Killeen Pathways Academic Campus High School
    Alternative School
    1322 Stagecoach Rd
    Killeen , TX , 76542
    (254)336-7250
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Killeen, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Killeen is Timber Ridge Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.