Kruse Elementary School

  • Kruse Elementary School serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 66% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kruse Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Kruse Elementary School's student population of 600 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kruse Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kruse Elementary School is 0.13, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5101 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
93%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kruse Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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