Barbara Jordan Elementary School

17800 W Oaks Village Dr

Richmond, TX 77407
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (281)634-2800
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School operates within the Fort Bend Independent School District.

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School Overview

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School's student population of 889 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students889 students
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Total Students (2004-2016)
Gender %Barbara Jordan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2016)
Students by GradeBarbara Jordan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 0.63. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2016)
Asian
21%
4%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2016)
Hispanic
25%
52%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Black Students (2004-2016)
Black
45%
13%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Black Students (2004-2016)
White
6%
29%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School White Students (2004-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBarbara Jordan Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.63
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Barbara Jordan Elementary School is Fort Bend Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fort Bend Independent School District's student population of 73,115 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,977 in this district is less than the state average of $10,811. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,092 is less than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    78
    3
    Number of Students Managed73,115831
    Fort Bend Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    71%
    District Total Revenue$625 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$702 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,977$10,811
    District Spending / Student$10,092$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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