Garcia Elementary School

  • Garcia Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (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 54% (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.

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School Overview

  • Garcia Elementary School's student population of 663 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students663 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Garcia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garcia Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garcia Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#6939 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garcia 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)
54%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garcia 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
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
80%
52%
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Black
20%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garcia Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.320.41
This chart display the diversity score of Garcia 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
84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garcia 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
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garcia 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 NameHouston Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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