601 S Walnut
Idalou, TX 79329
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Idalou Elementary School serves 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Idalou Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Idalou Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Idalou Elementary School's student population of 350 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Idalou Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Idalou Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1492 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
39%
53%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
59%
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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Diversity Score
0.50
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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