Helen Ball Elementary School

  • Helen Ball Elementary School serves 836 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Helen Ball Elementary School's student population of 836 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students836 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Helen Ball Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Helen Ball Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Helen Ball Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Helen Ball Elementary School is 0.12, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2255 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Hispanic
94%
52%
Black
2%
13%
White
4%
28%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helen Ball Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.120.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSOCORRO ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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