Head Start

Head Start serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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% (majority Hispanic).

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Head Start places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Head Start's student population of 146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students146 students
This chart display total students of Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Head Start by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Head Start is 0.44, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Head Start and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Head Start and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
73%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Head Start and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
16%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Head Start and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Head Start 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 Head Start and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Head Start. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.440.64
This chart display the diversity score of Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Head Start is Night School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bowman Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadows Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plano Meadows Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
    0.1 miles
    2800 18th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2400
    0.1 K-5 483
  • Plano Night School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.6 miles
    2700 W 15th
    Plano, TX 75075
    (469) 752-5795
    0.6 9-12 n/a
  • Plano Williams High School Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-10 | 1,107 student
    0.6 miles
    1717 17th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-8300
    0.6 9-10 1,107
  • Plano Bowman Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 994 students
    0.7 miles
    2501 Jupiter Rd
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-4800
    0.7 6-8 994
  • Plano Forman Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    0.8 miles
    3600 Timberline Dr
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-1200
    0.8 PK-5 594

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