Nita Pearson Elementary School

5201 Nita Pearson Dr
Rowlett, TX 75088
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Nita Pearson Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nita Pearson 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nita Pearson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Nita Pearson Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Nita Pearson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nita Pearson Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5065 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
53%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
19%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nita Pearson Elementary School's ranking?
Nita Pearson Elementary School is ranked #5065 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Nita Pearson Elementary School?
606 students attend Nita Pearson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Nita Pearson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nita Pearson Elementary School?
Nita Pearson Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nita Pearson Elementary School offer ?
Nita Pearson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Nita Pearson Elementary School part of?
Nita Pearson Elementary School is part of Garland ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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