Central Elementary School

1001 5th St
Palacios, TX 77465
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Central 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 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students487 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Central Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Central 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 Central Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#5367 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
70%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
21%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalacios Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Elementary School is Palacios High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palacios J High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Side Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palacios East Side Intermediate School Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 329 students
    0.3 miles
    901 2nd St
    Palacios, TX 77465
    (361) 972-2544
    0.3 4-6 329
  • Palacios Palacios High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
    1.5 miles
    100 Shark Dr
    Palacios, TX 77465
    (361) 972-2571
    1.5 9-12 413
  • Palacios Palacios J High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 198 students
    1.5 miles
    200 Shark Dr
    Palacios, TX 77465
    (361) 972-2417
    1.5 7-8 198
  • Blessing Blessing Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 241 students
    11.2 miles
    139 Fm 616
    Blessing, TX 77419
    (979) 843-4330
    11.2 PK-5 241
  • Elmaton Tidehaven Intermediate School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 195 students
    12.1 miles
    2469 Fm 459
    Elmaton, TX 77440
    (979) 843-4320
    12.1 6-8 195

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