Dequeen Elementary School

740 Dequeen Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dequeen Elementary School serves 291 students in grades 3-5.
Dequeen 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dequeen Elementary School's student population of 291 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Dequeen 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 diversity score of Dequeen Elementary School is 0.43, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#5843 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
27%
52%
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Black
71%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePort Arthur Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dequeen Elementary School is Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Arthur Jefferson Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
    1.0 miles
    2200 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4860
    1 6-8 925
  • Port Arthur Lincoln Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
    1.1 miles
    1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8700
    1.1 6-8 614
  • Port Arthur Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    1.2 miles
    327 Thomas Blvd
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 982-5400
    1.2 9-12 62
  • Port Arthur Staff Sergeant Lucian Adams Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    1.3 miles
    5701 9th Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4100
    1.3 PK-5 456
  • Port Arthur Lee Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
    1.4 miles
    3900 10th St
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-8300
    1.4 PK-5 777

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