Aiken Elementary School

6290 Southmost Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Aiken Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Aiken Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Aiken Elementary School's student population of 547 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Aiken Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Aiken Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4300 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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43%
41%
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44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aiken Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Aiken Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
98%
53%
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Black
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13%
White
2%
26%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.04
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aiken Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aiken Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aiken Elementary School's ranking?
Aiken Elementary School is ranked #4300 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Aiken Elementary School?
547 students attend Aiken Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Aiken Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aiken Elementary School?
Aiken Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Aiken Elementary School offer ?
Aiken Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Aiken Elementary School part of?
Aiken Elementary School is part of Brownsville ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Aiken Elementary School located?
Aiken Elementary School is located in the Southmost neighborhood of Brownsville, TX. There are 11 other public schools located in Southmost.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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