Palo Alto Elementary School

  • Palo Alto Elementary School serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palo Alto 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Palo Alto Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Palo Alto Elementary School's student population of 495 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palo Alto Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palo Alto Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#7008 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palo Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
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13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palo Alto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
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28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palo Alto Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
Diversity Score0.040.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palo Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palo Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth San Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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