Poth Elementary School

  • Poth Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Poth Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Poth Elementary School's student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students411 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Poth Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Poth Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Poth Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poth Elementary School is 0.50, 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)#1607 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poth 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)80-84%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poth 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
48%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Poth Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Poth Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
52%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Poth Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Poth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poth Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Poth 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
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poth 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 NamePoth Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Poth Elementary School is Poth High School (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Poth J High School (0.1 miles away)
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