1701 Fm 1187
Mansfield, TX 76063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Mary Jo Sheppard 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 422 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1612 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
53%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
40%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School's ranking?

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Most diverse schools (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).

How many students attend Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School?

422 students attend Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

40% of Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School?

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School offer ?

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

What school district is Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School part of?

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School is part of Mansfield Independent School District.

School Reviews

5   4/16/2018
This school is amazing I`m in 3rd grade and I love it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Cooper Keel

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 422 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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