D P Morris Elementary School

  • D P Morris Elementary School serves 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • D P Morris Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

D P Morris Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • D P Morris Elementary School's student population of 578 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • D P Morris Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of D P Morris Elementary School is 0.67, 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 (16-17)#2495 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
48%
52%
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Black
28%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMansfield Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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