Caldwell Elementary School

  • Caldwell Elementary School serves 537 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Caldwell Elementary School operates within the Mckinney Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students537 students
Caldwell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Caldwell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Caldwell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCaldwell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Caldwell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Caldwell Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2012)
Hispanic
69%
52%
Caldwell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
13%
Caldwell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
21%
29%
Caldwell Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Caldwell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCaldwell 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.
0.470.63
Caldwell 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.
64%
52%
Caldwell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Caldwell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mckinney Independent School District's student population of 24,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,125 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,946 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMckinney Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed24,811825
Mckinney Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$248 MM$9 MM
Mckinney Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$243 MM$10 MM
Mckinney Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,125$12,250
Mckinney Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,946$12,682
Mckinney Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (469)302-6200
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    P O Box 188
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    Grades: 8 | 1 students
    0.6 miles
    1904 Cooper
    MelissaTX 75454
    (972)837-2411
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    Grades: KG-5 | 426 students
    0.8 miles
    1205 S Tennessee St
    MckinneyTX 75069
    (469)302-5600
    0.8KG-5426
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School Reviews

5  1/13/2017
My daughter is a 2nd grader in Caldwell Elementary's two-way dual language program, and I'm consistently impressed with her language abilities. The teachers care, and the school's administration is strong. I highly recommend this school for its dedication to the students and bilingualism. It's such a joy to hear my daughter speak in a foreign language. She's receiving an elite education at a public school. Don't look at test scores alone. They don't reflect what is happening at Caldwell. The children are learning their primary subjects, but also Spanish/English at a critical point for language acquisition. Good for McKinney ISD for offering this amazing, innovative program.
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