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 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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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 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Head Start
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
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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 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
78%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
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 GroupsThis 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 Score0.370.41
This chart display the diversity score of Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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 Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plano Meadows Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 519 students
    0.1 miles
    2800 18th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469)752-2400
    0.1 K-5 519
  • 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
    Grades: 9-10 | 1090 students
    0.6 miles
    1717 17th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469)752-8300
    0.6 9-10 1090
  • Plano Bowman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 955 students
    0.7 miles
    2501 Jupiter Rd
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469)752-4800
    0.7 6-8 955
  • Plano Forman Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    0.8 miles
    3600 Timberline Dr
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469)752-1200
    0.8 K-5 565

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