Alfred Sorensen Elementary School

701 E Sam Houston
San Juan, TX 78589
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Alfred Sorensen Elementary School serves 686 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alfred Sorensen Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 51% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Alfred Sorensen Elementary School's student population of 686 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students686 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Alfred Sorensen Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Alfred Sorensen Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Alfred Sorensen Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Testing Rank
#1951 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alfred Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alfred Sorensen 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (00-01)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alfred Sorensen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Alfred Sorensen Elementary School is Idea College Preparatory San Juan (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Academy San Juan (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Juan Idea Academy San Juan Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 853 students
    0.3 miles
    200 N Nebraska Ave
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 702-5150
    0.3 PK-5 853
  • San Juan Idea College Preparatory San Juan Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 739 students
    0.3 miles
    600 E Sioux Rd
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 588-4021
    0.3 6-12 739
  • San Juan R Yzaguirre Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 816 students
    0.6 miles
    605 E Fm 495
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 354-2630
    0.6 6-8 816
  • San Juan Austin Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 944 students
    0.7 miles
    804 S Stewart Rd
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 354-2570
    0.7 6-8 944
  • Pharr Vanguard Rembrandt Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,409 student
    0.7 miles
    1200 E Kelly Ave
    Pharr, TX 78577
    (956) 283-1700
    0.7 PK-12 1,409

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