Norris Elementary School
Norris Elementary School serves 739 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Norris Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 739 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 86%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 73% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 77% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Norris Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Norris Elementary School's student population of 739 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Norris Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Norris Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#419 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
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