Abbett Elementary School

730 W Muirfield Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Abbett Elementary School serves 749 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Abbett Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Abbett Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Abbett Elementary School's student population of 749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students749 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Abbett Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Abbett Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2542 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
37%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Abbett Elementary School is Naaman Forest High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Webb Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Founders Classical Academy Of Dallas (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garland Naaman Forest High School Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,150 students
    0.8 miles
    4843 Naaman Forest Blvd
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 675-3091
    0.8 9-12 2,150
  • Lewisville Founders Classical Academy Of Dallas Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 255 students
    1.1 miles
    8510 Military Pkwy
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 316-3663
    1.1 K-6 255
  • Garland Luna Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    1.3 miles
    1050 Lochness Rd
    Garland, TX 75044
    (972) 675-3040
    1.3 PK-5 305
  • Garland Spring Creek Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 613 students
    1.3 miles
    1510 Spring Creek Dr
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 675-3060
    1.3 PK-5 613
  • Richardson Stinson Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
    1.4 miles
    4201 Greenfield Dr
    Richardson, TX 75082
    (469) 752-3400
    1.4 K-5 647

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