Gilmer Elementary School

1625 Us Hwy 271 N
Gilmer, TX 75644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gilmer Elementary School serves 1,116 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Gilmer Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 1,116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gilmer Elementary School's student population of 1,116 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
1,116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Gilmer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gilmer Elementary School is 0.61, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4409 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
23%
53%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
57%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gilmer Elementary School's ranking?
Gilmer Elementary School is ranked #4409 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Gilmer Elementary School often compared to?
Gilmer Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harmony Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Gilmer Elementary School?
1,116 students attend Gilmer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Gilmer Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gilmer Elementary School?
Gilmer Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gilmer Elementary School offer ?
Gilmer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Gilmer Elementary School part of?
Gilmer Elementary School is part of Gilmer ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 1,116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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