Penelope School

  • Penelope School serves 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Penelope 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 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Penelope School's student population of 237 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penelope 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 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penelope School is 0.44, 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#4897 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
29%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
69%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenelope Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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