Pershing Elementary School

600 Sandmeyer St
San Antonio, TX 78208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pershing Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Pershing 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 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 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Pershing Elementary School's student population of 521 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Pershing 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 Pershing Elementary School is 0.37, 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
#7388 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)
20%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
78%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pershing Elementary School is Bexar County J J A E P (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bowden Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio Washington Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 479 students
    1.0 miles
    1823 Nolan St
    San Antonio, TX 78202
    (210) 738-9840
    1 PK-6 479
  • San Antonio Bowden Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 513 students
    1.1 miles
    515 Willow St
    San Antonio, TX 78202
    (210) 738-9770
    1.1 PK-7 513
  • San Antonio Tynan Early Childhood Campus
    Grades: PK | 244 students
    1.1 miles
    925 Gulf St
    San Antonio, TX 78202
    (210) 738-9835
    1.1 PK 244
  • San Antonio Bexar County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 4 students
    1.2 miles
    1402 N Hackberry
    San Antonio, TX 78263
    (210) 648-7861
    1.2 7-12 4
  • San Antonio Bexar County Juvenile Justice Academy (bcjja) Alternative School
    Grades: 9 | 1 student
    1.2 miles
    1402 N Hackberry
    San Antonio, TX 78208
    (210) 335-8524
    1.2 9 1

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