Charles Acton Elementary School

Charles Acton Elementary School serves 549 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Charles Acton Elementary School operates within the Duncanville Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 549 students
Charles Acton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Charles Acton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Charles Acton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 19:1 14:1
Charles Acton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Charles Acton Elementary School American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Charles Acton Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
49%
50%
Charles Acton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
44%
13%
Charles Acton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
31%
Charles Acton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Charles Acton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Charles Acton 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.
0.57 0.41
Charles Acton 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.
71%
44%
Charles Acton 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.
13%
7%
Charles Acton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Duncanville Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 13,095 730
Duncanville Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $9 MM
Duncanville Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $100 MM $9 MM
Duncanville Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,111 $11,947
Duncanville Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,869 $12,666
Duncanville 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 Summit Learning Center (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is G W Kennemer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clint Q Smith Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dallas G W Kennemer Middle School
    7101 West Wheatland Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75249
    (972)708-3600
    0.5  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Duncanville Clint Q Smith Elementary School
    1010 Big Stone Gap
    Duncanville , TX , 75137
    (972)708-3000
    0.9  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Duncanville H Bob Daniel Senior Intermediate School
    1007 Springwood Ln
    Duncanville , TX , 75137
    (972)708-3200
    0.9  mi  |  689  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Duncanville William H Byrd Middle School
    1040 West Wheatland Rd
    Duncanville , TX , 75137
    (972)708-3400
    1  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Cedar Hill West Intermediate School
    1533 High Pointe Ln
    Cedar Hill , TX , 75104
    (972)291-6060
    1.3  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  5-6

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