Big Springs Elementary School

  • Big Springs Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Big Springs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Big Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Big Springs Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Springs Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 (16-17)#3084 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
41%
28%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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