Shields Elementary School

Shields Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Shields Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Shields Elementary School's student population of 580 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Shields Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Shields Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
#3184 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
52%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
41%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Oak Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shields Elementary School is Red Oak High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Red Oak Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Russell P Schupmann Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Red Oak Russell P Schupmann Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.4 miles
    401 E Ovilla Rd
    Red Oak, TX 75154
    (972) 617-2941
    0.4 PK-5 411
  • Red Oak Life School Red Oak Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,030 student
    2.0 miles
    777 S I 35 E
    Red Oak, TX 75154
    (469) 552-9200
    2 K-6 1,030
  • Red Oak Red Oak Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,378 student
    2.1 miles
    152 Louise Ritter Blvd
    Red Oak, TX 75154
    (972) 617-0066
    2.1 6-8 1,378
  • Dallas Prek Partnership Center
    Grades: PK | 1,912 student
    2.2 miles
    2909 N Buckner Room 703
    Dallas, TX 75228
    (972) 925-6786
    2.2 PK 1,912
  • Red Oak Frank D Moates Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 768 students
    2.5 miles
    1500 Heritage Dr
    Red Oak, TX 75154
    (972) 230-2881
    2.5 K-5 768

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