K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted's student population of 406 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4934 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
64%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
6%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDALLAS ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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