Balmorhea School

  • Balmorhea School serves 162 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Balmorhea School's student population of 162 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Balmorhea School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Balmorhea School is 0.13, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5736 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Hispanic
93%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
7%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Balmorhea School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.130.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBALMORHEA ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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