Texas Avenue School

  • Texas Avenue School serves 565 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Texas Avenue School's student population of 565 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Texas Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Texas Avenue School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1748 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Texas Avenue School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas Avenue School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
26%
10%
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Hispanic
70%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Texas Avenue School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Texas Avenue School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Texas Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas Avenue School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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