Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy

  • Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy serves 562 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy's student population of 562 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students562 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy is 0.64, 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)
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
31%
13%
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White
15%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.640.41
This chart display the diversity score of Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meridith-dunbar Early Childhood Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTemple Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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