Mead Elementary School

  • Mead Elementary School serves 796 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (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 62% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Mead Elementary School's student population of 796 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mead Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mead Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#6185 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mead Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.630.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mead Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthside Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Mead Elementary School is Reddix Center (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Reddix Center (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Reddix Center (1.1 miles away)
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