Victor H Hexter Elementary School

9720 Waterview Rd,

Dallas, TX, 75218-2137

Tel: (972)502-5800
Grades: PK-5

588 students

Victor H Hexter Elementary School serves 588 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Victor H Hexter Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 588 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 588 students
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Victor H Hexter Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
31%
50%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
22%
13%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
31%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Victor H Hexter Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Victor H Hexter 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.
0.70 0.64
Victor H Hexter Elementary School 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%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School 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%
Victor H Hexter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 171,677 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
237
3
Number of Students Managed 171,677 799
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $10,269 $11,947
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,291 $12,666
Dallas 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 Bryan Adams High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Robert T Hill Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shekinah Radiance Academy (garland) (1.3 miles away)
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