Dowling Elementary School

1510 E 17th
Odessa, TX 79760
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dowling Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dowling 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 28% (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 22% (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.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Dowling Elementary School's student population of 516 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Dowling 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 Dowling Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#7393 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
80%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEctor County Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dowling Elementary School is Ecisd Falcon Early College High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bonham Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gale Pond Alamo Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Odessa Gale Pond Alamo Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
    0.6 miles
    801 E 23rd St
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1019
    0.6 PK-5 418
  • Odessa Bonham Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 899 students
    0.7 miles
    2201 E 21st St
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-0429
    0.7 6-8 899
  • Odessa El Magnet At Reagan Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
    0.8 miles
    2321 E 21st St
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1189
    0.8 K-5 574
  • Odessa Lamar Early Ee-kg
    Grades: PK-K | 652 students
    0.9 miles
    501 Lettie Lee
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1159
    0.9 PK-K 652
  • Odessa Burnet Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
    1.0 miles
    3700 Permian Dr
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1049
    1 K-5 580

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