511 E Springdale
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Barbara Bush Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Barbara Bush 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Barbara Bush Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
490 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Barbara Bush Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Barbara Bush Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5083 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
65%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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