Dime Box School

  • Dime Box School serves 166 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dime Box 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dime Box School's student population of 166 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dime Box School is ranked within the bottom 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 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dime Box School is 0.69, 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)#7316 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
37%
13%
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White
24%
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 Dime Box School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.690.63
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDime Box Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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