Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School

  • Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6317 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDALLAS ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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