Herbert Marcus Elementary School

Herbert Marcus Elementary School serves 964 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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%.
Herbert Marcus Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 964 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 964 students
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Herbert Marcus Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 18:1 14:1
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
96%
51%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
3%
13%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
1%
30%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Herbert Marcus Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Herbert Marcus 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.
0.08 0.41
Herbert Marcus 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.
93%
53%
Herbert Marcus 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.
4%
7%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 175,788 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 175,788 822
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,616 MM $9 MM
District Spending $1,619 MM $9 MM
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 Early College High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas C Marsh Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stark Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasStark Elementary School
    12400 Josey Ln
    DallasTX 75234
    (972)968-3300
    0.9 mi | 611 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasEverette Lee Degolyer Elementary School
    3453 Flair Dr
    DallasTX 75229
    (972)794-2800
    1 mi | 373 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasF P Caillet Elementary School
    3033 Merrell Rd
    DallasTX 75229
    (972)794-3200
    1.1 mi | 717 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasWilliam L Cabell Elementary School
    12701 Templeton Trl
    DallasTX 75234
    (972)794-2400
    1.4 mi | 654 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasTom W Field Elementary School
    2151 Royal Ln
    DallasTX 75229
    (972)794-2700
    1.6 mi | 498 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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