Dishman Elementary School

  • Dishman Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (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 65% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dishman 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Dishman Elementary School's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dishman Elementary 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 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dishman Elementary School is 0.63, which is equal to 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)#5676 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dishman 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)
65%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dishman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
52%
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Black
56%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dishman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dishman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Dishman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.630.63
This chart display the diversity score of Dishman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dishman 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 Dishman 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 NameBeaumont Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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