Gray Elementary School

3500 Pioneer Rd
Balch Springs, TX 75180
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gray Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gray 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gray Elementary School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Gray Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gray Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#4287 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
62%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Gray Elementary School is New Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hodges Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesquite New Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 926 students
    0.6 miles
    3700 S Beltline Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75181
    (972) 882-5600
    0.6 7-9 926
  • Balch Springs Hodges Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 767 students
    0.7 miles
    14401 Spring Oaks
    Balch Springs, TX 75180
    (972) 290-4040
    0.7 PK-6 767
  • Mesquite Floyd Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 798 students
    1.2 miles
    3025 Hickory Tree Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    (972) 882-7100
    1.2 PK-6 798
  • Balch Springs Mackey Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 788 students
    1.2 miles
    14900 N Spring Ridge Cir
    Balch Springs, TX 75180
    (972) 290-4160
    1.2 K-6 788
  • Mesquite Gentry Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 916 students
    1.8 miles
    1901 Twin Oaks Dr
    Mesquite, TX 75181
    (972) 290-4140
    1.8 PK-6 916

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