Berta S Palacios Elementary School

  • Berta S Palacios Elementary School serves 594 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Berta S Palacios 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Berta S Palacios Elementary School's student population of 594 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students594 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Berta S Palacios Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berta S Palacios Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berta S Palacios Elementary School is 0.00, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4897 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berta S Palacios 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Berta S Palacios Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
28%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berta S Palacios Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.000.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berta S Palacios Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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