Kentwood Elementary School

Kentwood Elementary School serves 92 students in grades Prekindergarten. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 83%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 88%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 92 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 70-74%
  • : 80-84%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Kentwood Elementary School's student population of 92 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Kentwood Elementary School is 0.52, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
(11-12)
70-74%
83%
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(11-12)
80-84%
88%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
60%
53%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
35%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 83% TX state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 88% TX state average).
How many students attend Kentwood Elementary School?
92 students attend Kentwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Kentwood Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kentwood Elementary School?
Kentwood Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kentwood Elementary School offer ?
Kentwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten
What school district is Kentwood Elementary School part of?
Kentwood Elementary School is part of Big Spring ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Kentwood Elementary School located?
Kentwood Elementary School is located in the Kentwood neighborhood of Big Spring, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 92 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 70-74%
  • : 80-84%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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