Colin Powell Elementary School

  • Colin Powell Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Colin Powell Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Colin Powell Elementary School's student population of 534 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-5
Total Students534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colin Powell Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colin Powell Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#698 out of 7953 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colin Powell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Colin Powell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
32%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colin Powell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
21%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colin Powell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.750.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Colin Powell 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
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colin Powell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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