Gardens Elementary School

  • Gardens Elementary School serves 724 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gardens 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Gardens Elementary School's student population of 724 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students724 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Gardens Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gardens 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 Gardens Elementary School is 0.20, 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#6672 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
89%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gardens Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.200.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gardens 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 NamePasadena Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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