Sparks Elementary School

  • Sparks Elementary School serves 725 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sparks Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sparks Elementary School's student population of 725 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students725 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sparks Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sparks Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Sparks Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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#212 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sparks 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)
77%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sparks 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 Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
31%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
51%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sparks 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
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sparks 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 Sparks Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.640.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sparks 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
3%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sparks 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 (15-16)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sparks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrisco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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