Herfurth Elementary School

7500 Miller Rd
Rowlett, TX 75088
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Herfurth Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Herfurth Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Herfurth Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Herfurth Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Herfurth Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Herfurth Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#5275 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
33%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herfurth Elementary School is Rowlett High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vernon Schrade Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nita Pearson Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rowlett Nita Pearson Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    1.2 miles
    5201 Nita Pearson Dr
    Rowlett, TX 75088
    (972) 463-7568
    1.2 PK-5 677
  • Rowlett Rowlett High School Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,577 students
    1.7 miles
    4700 Kirby Rd
    Rowlett, TX 75088
    (972) 463-1712
    1.7 9-12 2,577
  • Rowlett Doris Cullins-lake Pointe Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 698 students
    1.8 miles
    5701 Scenic Dr
    Rowlett, TX 75088
    (972) 412-3070
    1.8 PK-6 698
  • Rowlett Katherine Stephens Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
    1.9 miles
    3700 Cheyenne Dr
    Rowlett, TX 75088
    (972) 463-5790
    1.9 PK-5 655
  • Rowlett Steadham Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 524 students
    1.9 miles
    6200 Danridge Rd
    Rowlett, TX 75089
    (972) 463-5887
    1.9 PK-5 524

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