Helen Ball Elementary School

1950 Firehouse
El Paso, TX 79936
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 651 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Helen Ball Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Helen Ball Elementary School's student population of 651 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Ball Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Helen Ball Elementary School is 0.10, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#5514 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
37%
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30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
95%
53%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
3%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Helen Ball Elementary School's ranking?
Helen Ball Elementary School is ranked #5514 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Helen Ball Elementary School?
651 students attend Helen Ball Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Helen Ball Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Ball Elementary School?
Helen Ball Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Helen Ball Elementary School offer ?
Helen Ball Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Helen Ball Elementary School part of?
Helen Ball Elementary School is part of Socorro ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Helen Ball Elementary School located?
Helen Ball Elementary School is located in the East El Paso neighborhood of El Paso, TX. There are 36 other public schools located in East El Paso.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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