Blackburn Elementary School

2401 Concord Dr
Forney, TX 75126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Blackburn Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Blackburn 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Blackburn Elementary School's student population of 551 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Blackburn Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blackburn Elementary School is 0.68, 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 Testing Rank
#2231 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
52%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
36%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForney Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blackburn Elementary School is North Forney High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brown Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Margaret Taylor Smith Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forney Margaret Taylor Smith Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 696 students
    0.2 miles
    1750 Iron Gate Blvd
    Forney, TX 75126
    (469) 762-4158
    0.2 PK-6 696
  • Forney Brown Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 884 students
    0.9 miles
    1050 Windmill Farms Blvd
    Forney, TX 75126
    (972) 564-3967
    0.9 7-8 884
  • Forney North Forney High School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,585 student
    1.5 miles
    6170 N Mason Blvd
    Forney, TX 75126
    (469) 762-4159
    1.5 9-12 1,585
  • Forney Crosby Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 598 students
    1.9 miles
    495 Diamond Creek Dr
    Forney, TX 75126
    (972) 564-7002
    1.9 PK-6 598
  • Forney Henderson Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 678 students
    1.9 miles
    12755 Fm 1641
    Forney, TX 75126
    (972) 564-7100
    1.9 PK-6 678

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