Ira Cross Junior Elementary School

Ira Cross Junior Elementary School serves 756 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 756 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
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 0.66 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%
4%
Hispanic
28%
51%
Black
49%
13%
White
15%
30%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
6%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 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.
65%
53%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,953 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,495 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,517 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 42,953 822
District Total Revenue $366 MM $9 MM
District Spending $367 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,495 $11,947
District Spending / Student $9,517 $12,666
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 Grades Students
  • KilleenGateway High School
    Alternative School
    4100 Zephyr Rd
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1700
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 83 students                      
  • KilleenGateway Middle School
    Alternative School
    3004 Atkinson Ave
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1690
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 81 students                      
  • KilleenManor Middle School
    1700 South West South Young Dr
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-1310
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 688 students                      
  • KilleenKilleen High School
    500 North 38th St
    KilleenTX 76543
    (254)336-7208
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2190 students                      
  • KilleenKilleen Isd Career Center
    1320 Stagecoach Rd
    KilleenTX 76542
    (254)336-3800
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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