Joella Exley Elementary School

21800 Westheimer Pkwy
Katy, TX 77494
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 970 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Joella Exley Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 10% in TX
  • : 63% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Joella Exley Elementary School's student population of 970 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
970 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Joella Exley Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joella Exley Elementary School is 0.75, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#780 out of 8188 schools
(Top 10%)
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63%
41%
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72%
51%
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65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
53%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
35%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joella Exley Elementary School's ranking?
Joella Exley Elementary School is ranked #780 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Joella Exley Elementary School often compared to?
Joella Exley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jeanette Hayes Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Joella Exley Elementary School?
970 students attend Joella Exley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Joella Exley Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Asian, 24% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joella Exley Elementary School?
Joella Exley Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Joella Exley Elementary School offer ?
Joella Exley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Joella Exley Elementary School part of?
Joella Exley Elementary School is part of Katy ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Joella Exley Elementary School located?
Joella Exley Elementary School is located in the Cinco Ranch Institutional Core neighborhood of Katy, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 63% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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