Alice Ponder Elementary School

  • Alice Ponder Elementary School serves 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alice Ponder 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Alice Ponder Elementary School's student population of 647 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alice Ponder 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alice Ponder Elementary School is 0.60, 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#1783 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
54%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMansfield Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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