Mary Burks Marek Elementary School

1947 Kirby Dr
Alvin, TX 77511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Mary Burks Marek Elementary School serves 764 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mary Burks Marek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Mary Burks Marek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Mary Burks Marek Elementary School's student population of 764 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Mary Burks Marek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mary Burks Marek Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#1211 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
52%
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Black
39%
13%
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White
21%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlvin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mary Burks Marek Elementary School is Shadow Creek High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nolan Ryan J High School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alvin Nolan Ryan J High School Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,099 student
    0.5 miles
    11500 Shadow Creek Pkwy
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3210
    0.5 6-8 1,099
  • Alvin Laura Ingalls Wilder Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    1.2 miles
    2225 Kingsley
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3090
    1.2 PK-5 841
  • Alvin Shadow Creek High School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,180 students
    1.5 miles
    11850 Broadway
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3800
    1.5 9-12 2,180
  • Alvin Shirley Dill Brothers Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 770 students
    1.5 miles
    2910 Half Moon Bay Dr
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3660
    1.5 PK-5 770
  • Alvin Glenn York Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 871 students
    1.6 miles
    2720 Kingsley Dr
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-2100
    1.6 PK-5 871

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