Howard Dobbs Elementary School

  • Howard Dobbs Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Howard Dobbs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Howard Dobbs Elementary School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard Dobbs Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howard Dobbs Elementary School is 0.63, 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)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2495 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
45%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
41%
28%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockwall Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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