Taylor Elementary School

900 N Missouri Ave
Mercedes, TX 78570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 421 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Taylor Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Taylor Elementary School's student population of 421 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Taylor Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Taylor Elementary School is 0.02, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#7468 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
37%
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10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Taylor Elementary School's ranking?
Taylor Elementary School is ranked #7468 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Taylor Elementary School?
421 students attend Taylor Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Taylor Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taylor Elementary School?
Taylor Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Taylor Elementary School offer ?
Taylor Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Taylor Elementary School part of?
Taylor Elementary School is part of Mercedes ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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