Barbara Jordan Elementary School

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School serves 889 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

Barbara Jordan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School's student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students889 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barbara Jordan Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
21%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
52%
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Black
45%
13%
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White
6%
29%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barbara Jordan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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