Moss Elementary School

  • Moss Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Moss Elementary School's student population of 483 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Moss Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Moss Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4425 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
38%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Moss Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Moss Elementary School 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 NameMESQUITE ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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