Dolphin Terrace Elementary School

  • Dolphin Terrace Elementary School serves 746 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dolphin Terrace Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Dolphin Terrace Elementary School's student population of 746 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students746 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dolphin Terrace Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dolphin Terrace Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1999 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dolphin Terrace 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)
79%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dolphin Terrace 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 Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
91%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.170.63
This chart display the diversity score of Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dolphin Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYsleta ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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