Castle Hills Elementary School

  • Castle Hills Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Castle Hills Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Castle Hills Elementary School's student population of 641 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students641 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Castle Hills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castle Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Castle Hills Elementary School is 0.62, 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#99 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
29%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castle Hills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.620.64
This chart display the diversity score of Castle Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castle Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewisville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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The school is like a prison. My kids were on the honor roll and never got in trouble, however, they hated school and dreaded going each day. No talking, no hugging, you must walk in a line at all time in the hall, no fun . . . The principal has run off most of the good teachers. Parents are not welcome in the school. Not my opinion. Fact. Do your own reseach and find out. Very sad because it was once a great school. Students will get a decent education but they will not get it in a good environment.
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