Cummings Elementary School

  • Cummings Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cummings 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cummings Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cummings 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cummings Elementary School is 0.66, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6679 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
43%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cummings Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cummings 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 NameAlief Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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