Big Springs Elementary School

  • Big Springs Elementary School serves 387 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Big Springs Elementary School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 387 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students387 students
Big Springs Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Big Springs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Big Springs Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBig Springs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Big Springs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
9%
4%
Big Springs Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Big Springs Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
18%
13%
Big Springs Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
29%
Big Springs Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Big Springs Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Big Springs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBig Springs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.740.63
Big Springs Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
52%
Big Springs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Big Springs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richardson Independent School District's student population of 38,618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,199 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,037 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed38,618825
Richardson Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$352 MM$9 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$346 MM$10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,199$12,250
Richardson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,037$12,682
Richardson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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