Simms Elementary School (Closed 2014)

Simms Elementary School served 304 students in grades 1-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 51% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 51% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 95% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Simms Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
51%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
51%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
52%
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Black
82%
13%
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White
5%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simms Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTexas City Independent School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Simms Elementary School is La Marque High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Marque Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Marque Primary (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Marque La Marque High School Math: 10% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 665 students
    1.1 miles
    397 Duroux
    La Marque, TX 77568
    (409) 938-4261
    1.1 9-12 665
  • La Marque La Marque Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 457 students
    1.1 miles
    100 Lake Rd
    La Marque, TX 77568
    (409) 935-3020
    1.1 PK-1 457
  • La Marque La Marque Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 574 students
    1.4 miles
    1217 Vauthier
    La Marque, TX 77568
    (409) 908-5056
    1.4 2-4 574
  • La Marque La Marque Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-9 | 737 students
    2.0 miles
    1431 Bayou Rd
    La Marque, TX 77568
    (409) 938-4286
    2 5-9 737
  • Dickinson Galveston County Detention Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-11 | 23 students
    2.5 miles
    6101 Attwater
    Dickinson, TX 77539
    (281) 229-6320
    2.5 8-11 23
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