John And Polly Townley Elementary School

2200 Mcpherson Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76140
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
John And Polly Townley Elementary School serves 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
John And Polly Townley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

John And Polly Townley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

John And Polly Townley Elementary School's student population of 382 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

John And Polly Townley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John And Polly Townley Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5497 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
52%
13%
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White
7%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEverman Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John And Polly Townley Elementary School is Everman High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles Baxter J High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ann Brock El At Oak Grove (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Worth Everman High School Math: 46% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,515 student
    1.1 miles
    1000 S Race St
    Fort Worth, TX 76140
    (817) 568-5200
    1.1 9-12 1,515
  • Fort Worth Everman Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
    1.4 miles
    300 Shelby Rd
    Fort Worth, TX 76140
    (817) 568-3592
    1.4 9-12 67
  • Fort Worth Charles Baxter J High School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 969 students
    1.5 miles
    3038 Shelby Rd
    Fort Worth, TX 76140
    (817) 568-3530
    1.5 7-9 969
  • Burleson Ann Brock El At Oak Grove Math: 42% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    1.6 miles
    12000 Oak Grove Rd
    Burleson, TX 76028
    (817) 245-3800
    1.6 PK-5 702
  • Fort Worth Bishop Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 516 students
    1.7 miles
    501 Vaughn St
    Fort Worth, TX 76140
    (817) 568-3575
    1.7 PK-4 516

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