Leila P Cowart Elementary School

  • Leila P Cowart Elementary School serves 659 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Leila P Cowart Elementary School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 659 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students659 students
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Leila P Cowart Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLeila P Cowart Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
98%
52%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Black Students (1991-2011)
White
2%
29%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLeila P Cowart Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.040.63
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
52%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Leila P Cowart Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 160,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,126 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,640 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
234
3
Number of Students Managed160,246825
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,768 MM$9 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,691 MM$10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,126$12,250
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,640$12,682
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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