Mcwhorter Elementary School

1700 Hickory Tree Rd
Mesquite, TX 75149
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Mcwhorter Elementary School serves 870 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mcwhorter 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 35% (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 32% (which is lower 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 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mcwhorter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Mcwhorter Elementary School's student population of 870 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students870 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Mcwhorter 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 Mcwhorter Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#6265 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
67%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
10%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 to Mcwhorter Elementary School is West Mesquite High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Young Men's Leadership Academy At Fred R Florence (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesquite Moss Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 434 students
    0.9 miles
    1208 New Market Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    (972) 882-7130
    0.9 K-6 434
  • Dallas John W Runyon Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    1.1 miles
    10750 Cradlerock Dr
    Dallas, TX 75217
    (972) 749-6100
    1.1 PK-5 609
  • Mesquite Seabourn Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 724 students
    1.1 miles
    2300 Sandy Ln
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    (972) 882-7040
    1.1 PK-6 724
  • Mesquite Floyd Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 798 students
    1.2 miles
    3025 Hickory Tree Rd
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    (972) 882-7100
    1.2 PK-6 798
  • Mesquite West Mesquite High School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,077 students
    1.3 miles
    2500 Memorial Pkwy
    Mesquite, TX 75149
    (972) 882-7600
    1.3 9-12 2,077

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