Mackey Elementary School

14900 N Spring Ridge Cir
Balch Springs, TX 75180
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mackey Elementary School serves 788 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mackey 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mackey Elementary School's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students788 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Mackey Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Mackey Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mackey Elementary School is 0.49, 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 Testing Rank
#7017 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
69%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mackey Elementary School is New Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hodges Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Balch Springs Hodges Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 767 students
    0.7 miles
    14401 Spring Oaks
    Balch Springs, TX 75180
    (972) 290-4040
    0.7 PK-6 767
  • Mesquite New Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 926 students
    0.7 miles
    3700 S Beltline Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75181
    (972) 882-5600
    0.7 7-9 926
  • Balch Springs Gray Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 634 students
    1.2 miles
    3500 Pioneer Rd
    Balch Springs, TX 75180
    (972) 882-7280
    1.2 PK-6 634
  • Mesquite Gentry Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 916 students
    1.7 miles
    1901 Twin Oaks Dr
    Mesquite, TX 75181
    (972) 290-4140
    1.7 PK-6 916
  • Mesquite Achziger Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 971 students
    2.1 miles
    3300 Ridgeranch Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75181
    (972) 290-4180
    2.1 PK-5 971

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