Price Elementary School

  • Price Elementary School serves 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Price Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Price Elementary School's student population of 451 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Price Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Price Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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#6566 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
48%
13%
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White
10%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Price Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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