Birdie Alexander Elementary School

  • Birdie Alexander Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Birdie Alexander Elementary School's student population of 414 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birdie Alexander Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birdie Alexander Elementary School is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6583 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birdie Alexander 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
19%
52%
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Black
76%
13%
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White
3%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birdie Alexander Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Birdie Alexander Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birdie Alexander Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birdie Alexander 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 NameDALLAS ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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It's a big hassle to pick the kids up, the one teacher with a PhD is mean and disrespectful to children and parents. I liked the school in Oklahoma better. This school has low quality teachers. Total Chaos.
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