Puckett Elementary School

6700 Oakhurst
Amarillo, TX 79109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Puckett Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Puckett 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Puckett Elementary School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Puckett Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Puckett 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1360 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
76%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Puckett Elementary School is Amarillo High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bonham Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgecrest Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Amarillo Amarillo High School Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,116 students
    0.3 miles
    4225 Danbury
    Amarillo, TX 79109
    (806) 326-2000
    0.3 9-12 2,116
  • Amarillo Ridgecrest Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
    1.0 miles
    5306 W 37th
    Amarillo, TX 79109
    (806) 326-5100
    1 PK-5 464
  • Amarillo Bonham Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 820 students
    1.1 miles
    5600 S W 49th
    Amarillo, TX 79109
    (806) 326-3100
    1.1 6-8 820
  • Amarillo Belmar Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
    1.2 miles
    6324 Adirondack
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-4050
    1.2 PK-5 404
  • Amarillo Woodlands Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 416 students
    1.2 miles
    2501 N Coulter
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-5800
    1.2 PK-4 416

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