Lacy Elementary School

224 E College St
Princeton, TX 75407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lacy Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lacy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Lacy Elementary School's student population of 545 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
545 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Lacy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lacy Elementary School is 0.61, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5413 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
51%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lacy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
13%
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White
36%
28%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Lacy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lacy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lacy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
My family has recently moved to Princeton, we have 2 children who attend Lacy- a kindergartner and a first grader. They love the school and their teachers. Personally, I have had a wonderful experience with the transition, as well as the children. Thank you Lacy for all you have done.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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