Tatum Primary

Tatum Primary serves 535 students in grades PK-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Tatum Primary operates within the Tatum Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 535 students
Tatum Primary Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Tatum Primary Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tatum Primary Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 18:1 14:1
Tatum Primary Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Tatum Primary Asian (2004-2009)
Hispanic
28%
50%
Tatum Primary Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
13%
Tatum Primary Black (1988-2012)
White
51%
31%
Tatum Primary White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tatum Primary Sch Ethnicity Tatum Primary 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.
0.64 0.99
Tatum Primary Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
49%
44%
Tatum Primary Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Tatum Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,585 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Tatum Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,585 730
Tatum Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $9 MM
Tatum Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM $9 MM
Tatum Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,232 $11,947
Tatum Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,724 $12,666
Tatum 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 Tatum High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tatum Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beckville Junior Senior High School (6.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tatum Tatum Elementary School
    420 North Hill St
    Tatum , TX , 75691
    (903)947-6482
    0.8  mi  |  370  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Tatum Tatum Middle School
    410 North Hill St
    Tatum , TX , 75691
    (903)947-6482
    0.8  mi  |  230  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Tatum Tatum High School
    600 Crystal Farm Rd
    Tatum , TX , 75691
    (903)947-6482
    0.8  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Beckville Beckville Junior Senior High School
    1 Bearcat Dr
    Beckville , TX , 75631
    (903)678-3591
    6.9  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Beckville Beckville Sunset Elementary School
    4378 Sh 149
    Beckville , TX , 75631
    (903)678-3601
    7.5  mi  |  355  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Rusk County, 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 0.60, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.99. The most diverse school district in Rusk County is Carlisle Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.