Polk Middle School

2001 Kelly Blvd
Carrollton, TX 75006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Polk Middle School serves 1,061 students in grades 6-8.
Polk Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Polk Middle School's student population of 1,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,061 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Polk Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Polk Middle School is 0.60, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5020 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
57%
52%
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Black
25%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30%)

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