James Patterson Elementary School

18702 Beechnut St
Richmond, TX 77407
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 755 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, James Patterson Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

James Patterson Elementary School's student population of 755 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

James Patterson Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of James Patterson Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
#4465 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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22%
37%
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44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
53%
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Black
47%
13%
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White
5%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Patterson Elementary School's ranking?
James Patterson Elementary School is ranked #4465 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend James Patterson Elementary School?
755 students attend James Patterson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of James Patterson Elementary School students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Patterson Elementary School?
James Patterson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does James Patterson Elementary School offer ?
James Patterson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is James Patterson Elementary School part of?
James Patterson Elementary School is part of Fort Bend ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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