Plum Creek Elementary School

500 Plum St
Joshua, TX 76058
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Plum Creek Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Plum Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Plum Creek Elementary School's student population of 477 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Plum Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Plum Creek Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#2521 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
82%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.310.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoshua Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plum Creek Elementary School is New Horizon High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A G Elder Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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