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
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
25%
50%
Black
48%
13%
White
17%
31%
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 0.41
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,195 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 42,195 730
District Total Revenue $366 MM $9 MM
Killeen Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (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
  • KilleenGateway High School
    Alternative School
    4100 Zephyr Rd
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1700
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 100 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KilleenGateway Middle School
    Alternative School
    1307 Gowen Dr
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1690
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 73 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KilleenManor Middle School
    1700 South West South Young Dr
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1310
    1.2 mi | 663 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KilleenKilleen High School
    500 North 38th St
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-7208
    1.6 mi | 2047 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KilleenPathways Academic Campus High School
    Alternative School
    1322 Stagecoach Rd
    KilleenTX 76542
    (254)336-7250
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | 308 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.61, 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.