Sam Fordyce Elementary School

  • Sam Fordyce Elementary School serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Sam Fordyce Elementary School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students469 students
This chart display total students of Sam Fordyce Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Sam Fordyce Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sam Fordyce Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sam Fordyce Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sam Fordyce Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4262 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sam Fordyce 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)
61%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sam Fordyce 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 Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sam Fordyce Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sam Fordyce Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sam Fordyce Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Scoren/a0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sam Fordyce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Fordyce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Joya Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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