Parkdale Elementary School

  • Parkdale Elementary School serves 620 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parkdale 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 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Parkdale Elementary School's student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkdale 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 diversity score of Parkdale Elementary School is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#6937 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Parkdale Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
41%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parkdale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
14%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkdale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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