Powell Elementary School

6003 Thunder Dr
San Antonio, TX 78238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Powell Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Powell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Powell Elementary School's student population of 502 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Rankings

Powell Elementary 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 Powell Elementary School is 0.33, 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
#4618 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
81%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthside Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Powell Elementary School is Chavez Excel Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is School Of Science And Technology Discovery (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio School Of Science And Technology Discovery Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 483 students
    0.7 miles
    5707 Bandera Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78238
    (210) 543-1111
    0.7 K-8 483
  • San Antonio Chavez Excel Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 93 students
    0.9 miles
    11937 Ih 10 W
    San Antonio, TX 78230
    (210) 397-8120
    0.9 12 93
  • San Antonio Holmes High School Math: 58% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,840 students
    0.9 miles
    6500 Ingram Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78238
    (210) 397-7000
    0.9 9-12 2,840
  • San Antonio Neff Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,176 student
    1.0 miles
    5227 Evers Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78238
    (210) 397-4100
    1 6-8 1,176
  • San Antonio Bernal Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 896 students
    1.1 miles
    14045 San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX 78253
    (210) 398-1900
    1.1 6-8 896

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