Southern Hills Elementary School

3920 Armory Rd
Wichita Falls, TX 76307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern Hills Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southern Hills 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Southern Hills Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Southern Hills Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#6265 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
47%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
33%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita Falls Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southern Hills Elementary School is Career Education Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barwise Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fain Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wichita Falls Fain Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    1.0 miles
    1562 Norman St
    Wichita Falls, TX 76302
    (940) 235-1148
    1 PK-5 505
  • Wichita Falls Career Education Center
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    500 Hatton Rd
    Wichita Falls, TX 76301
    (940) 235-1091
    1.3 9-12 n/a
  • Wichita Falls Franklin Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 481 students
    1.3 miles
    2112 Speedway Ave
    Wichita Falls, TX 76308
    (940) 235-1156
    1.3 K-5 481
  • Wichita Falls Wichita Falls High School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,248 student
    1.7 miles
    2149 Ave H
    Wichita Falls, TX 76309
    (940) 235-1084
    1.7 9-12 1,248
  • Wichita Falls Lamar Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    2.0 miles
    2206 Lucas Ave
    Wichita Falls, TX 76303
    (940) 235-1172
    2 PK-5 358

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