Parks Elementary School

  • Parks Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Parks Elementary School's student population of 476 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students476 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Parks Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parks Elementary 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 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3722 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parks 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
84%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
8%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Parks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.280.41
This chart display the diversity score of Parks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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