Charles Acton Elementary School

  • Charles Acton Elementary School serves 511 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Charles Acton Elementary School operates within the Duncanville Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 511 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 511 students
Charles Acton Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Charles Acton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Charles Acton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Charles Acton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Charles Acton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Charles Acton Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2011)
Hispanic
46%
52%
Charles Acton Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
50%
13%
Charles Acton Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
29%
Charles Acton Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Charles Acton Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Charles Acton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.54 0.41
Charles Acton 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.
79%
52%
Charles Acton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
Charles Acton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Duncanville Independent School District's student population of 12,945 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,146 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,521 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Duncanville Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 12,945 825
Duncanville Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $133 MM $10 MM
Duncanville Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $125 MM $10 MM
Duncanville Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,146 $12,126
Duncanville Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,521 $11,704
Duncanville Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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