Sonora Elementary School

906 Prospect
Sonora, TX 76950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sonora Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sonora Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sonora Elementary School's student population of 387 students has grown by 110% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 88% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students387 students
This chart display total students of Sonora Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Sonora Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sonora Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sonora Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Sonora Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sonora Elementary School is 0.43, 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 Testing Rank
#1867 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sonora Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sonora Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
70%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
29%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sonora Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sonora Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sonora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSonora Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sonora Elementary School is Sonora High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sonora J High School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Sonora Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As part of our on-going coverage of food reform in public schools, we report on the growing, nationwide trend by school districts to get sugary drinks out of schools – as well as the most recent evidence linking these beverages to a host of health issues.
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.