Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 46% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.26, 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#2485 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
86%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
13%
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White
7%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Emerson 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
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.260.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson 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 NameAmarillo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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