Alderson Elementary School

  • Alderson Elementary School serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alderson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alderson Elementary School's student population of 569 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alderson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alderson Elementary School is 0.52, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7350 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alderson 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
58%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alderson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alderson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alderson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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