Short Elementary School

2000 California Ln
Arlington, TX 76015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Short Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Short Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Short Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Short Elementary School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Short Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Short 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7188 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
42%
52%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
19%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10%)

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