Parks Elementary School

  • Parks Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parks 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 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Parks Elementary School's student population of 483 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parks 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parks Elementary School is 0.25, 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 School Rank#6014 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
86%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Parks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
28%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parks Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parks 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 NamePasadena Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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