Nixon Smiley Elementary School

  • Nixon Smiley Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 65-69% (which is lower 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 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Nixon Smiley Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nixon Smiley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nixon Smiley Elementary School is 0.30, which is less 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#5006 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
82%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nixon Smiley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.300.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nixon Smiley 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 NameNixon-smiley Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Nixon Smiley Elementary School is Williams House (12.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Williams House (12.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Williams House (12.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Smiley Daep Alternative School
    Grades: M
    7.6 miles
    102 Us Hwy 87 W
    Smiley, TX 78159
    (361)564-2252
    7.6 M n/a
  • San Antonio Williams House Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 32 students
    12.3 miles
    108 E Main St
    San Antonio, TX 78250
    (210)638-5200
    12.3 K-12 32
  • Stockdale Stockdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    12.7 miles
    800 S 6th St
    Stockdale, TX 78160
    (830)996-1612
    12.7 PK-5 397
  • Stockdale Stockdale High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 230 students
    12.7 miles
    501 S 6th St
    Stockdale, TX 78160
    (830)996-3103
    12.7 9-12 230
  • Stockdale Stockdale J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 166 students
    12.7 miles
    600 W W St
    Stockdale, TX 78160
    (830)996-3153
    12.7 6-8 166

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