Shepard Elementary School

  • Shepard Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 68% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shepard Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Shepard Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Shepard Elementary School's student population of 474 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shepard 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shepard Elementary School is 0.58, 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 School Rank#938 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
62%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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