Panhandle Elementary School

  • Panhandle Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Panhandle Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Panhandle Elementary School's student population of 341 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Panhandle Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Panhandle Elementary School is 0.27, 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#1141 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
88%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePanhandle Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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