Carson Elementary School

2100 Business 81 287 S
Decatur, TX 76234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Carson Elementary School serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Carson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Carson Elementary School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Carson 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 Carson 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
67%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carson Elementary School is Decatur High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mccarroll Middle School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Decatur High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,054 student
    0.5 miles
    750 E Eagle Summit Dr
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7200
    0.5 9-12 1,054
  • Decatur Mccarroll Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 485 students
    1.6 miles
    1201 W Thompson St
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7300
    1.6 6-8 485
  • Decatur Mccarroll Middle 6th Grade Math: 57% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 253 students
    1.8 miles
    1200 Eagle Dr
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7327
    1.8 6 253
  • Decatur Rann Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    1.9 miles
    1300 Deer Park Rd
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7600
    1.9 PK-5 563
  • Decatur Young Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
    2.9 miles
    379 Buchanan Rd
    Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-7400
    2.9 PK-5 520

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