Leila P Cowart Elementary School

Leila P Cowart Elementary School serves 620 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Leila P Cowart Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 620 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 620 students
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Leila P Cowart Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less 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 16:1 14:1
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
99%
51%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
White
1%
30%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Leila P Cowart Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Leila P Cowart 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.
0.02 0.41
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
90%
53%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 175,790 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
243
3
Number of Students Managed 175,790 822
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,616 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,619 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,267 $11,947
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,290 $12,666
Dallas 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 Sunset High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is L V Stockard Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arturo Salazar Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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