Herbert Marcus Elementary School

Herbert Marcus Elementary School serves 918 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 69%.
Herbert Marcus Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 918 students
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Herbert Marcus 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 0.12 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 16:1 14:1
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
94%
50%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
31%
Herbert Marcus Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.12 0.99
Herbert Marcus 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.
93%
44%
Herbert Marcus 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.
3%
7%
Herbert Marcus 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 171,677 766
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,616 MM n/a
Dallas Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,619 MM n/a
Dallas Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,267 $0
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,290 $0
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 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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