Ira Cross Junior Elementary School

  • Ira Cross Junior Elementary School serves 760 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Ira Cross Junior Elementary School operates within the Killeen Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 760 students
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
25%
52%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
53%
13%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
14%
29%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.41
Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Ira Cross Junior Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Killeen Independent School District's student population of 42,638 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,927 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,601 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Killeen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 42,638 825
Killeen Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $373 MM $10 MM
Killeen Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $359 MM $10 MM
Killeen Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,927 $11,604
Killeen Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,601 $11,458
Killeen Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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