6003 Thunder Dr
San Antonio, TX 78238
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Powell Elementary School serves 432 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 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Powell Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 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 0.40, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
76%
53%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
11%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/19/2015
This is an awesome school they have been very involved with help my son succeed I really don't want to move them to a new school soon.
- Posted by Parent - lopez

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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