Memorial Elementary School

  • Memorial Elementary School serves 917 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Memorial Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Memorial Elementary School's student population of 917 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students917 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Memorial Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial Elementary School is 0.11, 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#1767 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Memorial Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.110.64
This chart display the diversity score of Memorial Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeslaco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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