Kress Elementary School

  • Kress Elementary School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Kress Elementary School's student population of 170 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kress Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kress Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#4266 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Hispanic
60%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
34%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kress Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.53n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kress Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKress Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kress Kress High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 91 students
    0.0 miles
    200 E 5th
    Kress, TX 79052
    (806)684-2651
    0.0 7-12 91
  • Plainview Thunderbird Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
    10.5 miles
    1200 W 32nd St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806)293-6060
    10.5 PK-5 520
  • Plainview Ash High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 77 students
    11.0 miles
    908 Ash St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806)293-6010
    11.0 9-12 77
  • Plainview Coronado Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 602 students
    11.0 miles
    2501 Joliet St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806)293-6020
    11.0 6-8 602
  • Plainview Estacado Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    11.1 miles
    2500 W 20th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806)293-6015
    11.1 6-8 571

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