Katherine Stephens Elementary School

  • Katherine Stephens Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Katherine Stephens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Katherine Stephens Elementary School's student population of 655 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Katherine Stephens Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Katherine Stephens Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3580 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
52%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Katherine Stephens Elementary School is Rowlett High School (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Coyle Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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