Alta Vista Elementary School

  • Alta Vista Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7321 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alta Vista 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
26%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Vista Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.530.41
This chart display the diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaco Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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