Plains Elementary School

  • Plains Elementary School serves 225 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Plains 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Plains Elementary School's student population of 225 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plains Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plains Elementary School is 0.43, 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 (16-17)#7269 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plains 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)55-59%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plains 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
69%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
31%
28%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plains Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plains 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 NamePlains Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plains Plains High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 112 students
    0.0 miles
    811 Cowboy Way
    Plains, TX 79355
    (806)456-7401
    0.0 9-12 112
  • Plains Plains Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    0.0 miles
    811 Cowboy Way
    Plains, TX 79355
    (806)456-7490
    0.0 6-8 111
  • Denver City Denver City High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 487 students
    15.1 miles
    601 Mustang Ave
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5950
    15.1 9-12 487
  • Denver City Dodson Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 434 students
    15.2 miles
    600 N Soland
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5931
    15.2 PK-2 434
  • Denver City Kelley Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 402 students
    15.2 miles
    500 N Soland
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5920
    15.2 3-5 402

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