500 E Sam Houston St
Pharr, TX 78577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Kelly-pharr Elementary School serves 733 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kelly-pharr Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kelly-pharr Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Kelly-pharr Elementary School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Kelly-pharr Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kelly-pharr Elementary School is 0.02, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2002 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kelly-pharr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kelly-pharr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (00-01)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kelly-pharr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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