Bland Elementary School

5123 Fm 2194
Merit, TX 75458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bland Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bland Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Bland Elementary School's student population of 337 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Bland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bland Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#870 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
63%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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