Edward K Downing Elementary School

  • Edward K Downing Elementary School serves 694 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) 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 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Edward K Downing Elementary School's student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students694 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Edward K Downing Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Edward K Downing Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Edward K Downing Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edward K Downing Elementary School is 0.15, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#7271 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Hispanic
92%
52%
White
8%
28%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edward K Downing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.15n/a
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEctor County Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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