School For The Highly Gifted

  • School For The Highly Gifted serves 106 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School For The Highly Gifted places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • School For The Highly Gifted's student population of 106 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students106 students
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of School For The Highly Gifted by grade.

School Comparison

  • School For The Highly Gifted's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School For The Highly Gifted is 0.73, which is more 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#765 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of School For The Highly Gifted 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)≥95%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of School For The Highly Gifted 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 Ratio11:115:1
Asian
11%
4%
Hispanic
28%
52%
Black
16%
13%
White
40%
28%
Two or more races
5%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School For The Highly Gifted.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.730.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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