Postma Elementary School serves 1,080 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Postma Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Postma Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Postma Elementary School's student population of 1,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,080 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Postma Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Postma Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1370 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
53%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
20%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76

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