J Kawas Elementary School

  • J Kawas Elementary School serves 591 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 84% (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.

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School Overview

  • J Kawas Elementary School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of J Kawas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of J Kawas Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • J Kawas Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J Kawas Elementary School is 0.00, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#4590 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of J Kawas Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J Kawas Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Scoren/an/a
This chart display the diversity score of J Kawas Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J Kawas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaredo Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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