Shackelford Elementary School

  • Shackelford Elementary School serves 594 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Shackelford Elementary School operates within the Waxahachie Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students594 students
Shackelford Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Shackelford Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Shackelford Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeShackelford Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Shackelford Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Shackelford Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
31%
52%
Shackelford Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
6%
13%
Shackelford Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
60%
29%
Shackelford Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Shackelford Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Shackelford Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShackelford Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.41
Shackelford Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
52%
Shackelford Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Shackelford Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Waxahachie Independent School District's student population of 7,546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,028 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,472 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameWaxahachie Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed7,546825
Waxahachie Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$71 MM$9 MM
Waxahachie Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$66 MM$10 MM
Waxahachie Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,028$12,250
Waxahachie Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$8,472$12,682
Waxahachie Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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