Brook Avenue Elementary School

720 Brook Ave
Waco, TX 76708
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Brook Avenue Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brook Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower 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 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Brook Avenue Elementary School's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Brook Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Brook Avenue Elementary School is 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7783 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
57%
52%
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Black
40%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Brook Avenue Elementary School is Methodist Children's Home (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waco Methodist Children's Home Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 133 students
    0.3 miles
    1111 Herring Ave
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 750-2601
    0.3 6-12 133
  • Waco West Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    0.7 miles
    1101 N 15th St
    Waco, TX 76707
    (254) 750-3900
    0.7 PK-5 382
  • Waco Indian Spring Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
    1.1 miles
    500 N University Parks Dr
    Waco, TX 76701
    (254) 754-5491
    1.1 6-8 524
  • Waco Provident Heights Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
    1.2 miles
    2415 Bosque Blvd
    Waco, TX 76707
    (254) 750-3930
    1.2 PK-5 386
  • Axtell Waco Center For Youth Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 71 students
    1.3 miles
    3501 N 19th St
    Axtell, TX 76624
    (254) 745-5339
    1.3 7-12 71

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