Dishman Elementary School

  • Dishman Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dishman Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dishman Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dishman Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dishman Elementary School is 0.08, 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 School Rank#576 out of 7999 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
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13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlingen CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Dishman Elementary School is Southwest Key (0.9 miles away)
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