Colin L Powell Elementary School

4750 Ellerthorpe
El Paso, TX 79904
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Colin L Powell Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Colin L Powell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Colin L Powell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Colin L Powell Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Colin L Powell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Colin L Powell Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4109 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
34%
28%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 574 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 10%)

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