Top 10 Best Ellis County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 72 public schools serving 44,578 students in Ellis County, TX. Ellis County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Ellis County, TX are Waxahachie Global High School, Margaret L Felty Elementary School and Longbranch Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ellis County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Ellis County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ellis County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Waxahachie Global High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
275 Indian Dr
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4761
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Margaret L Felty Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
231 Park Pl Blvd
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4616
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #33.
Longbranch Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6631 F M 1387
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #44.
Dolores Mcclatchey Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6631 Shiloh Rd
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6600
Grades: K-5
| 657 students
Rank: #55.
Shackelford Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 Butcher Rd
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4666
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #66.
Walnut Grove Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
990 N Walnut Grove Rd
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,020 students
Rank: #77.
Palmer High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
422 W Jefferson
Palmer, TX 75152
(972) 449-3487
Grades: 9-12
| 349 students
Rank: #88.
Larue Miller Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Sudith Ln
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6500
Grades: PK-5
| 706 students
Rank: #99.
Travis Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 N Shawnee
Ennis, TX 75119
(972) 872-7455
Grades: 1-3
| 281 students
Rank: #1010.
Mt Peak Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
5201 F M 663
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #1111.
Frank Seale Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 George Hopper Rd
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-5600
Grades: 6-8
| 675 students
Rank: #1212.
Midlothian Heritage High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4000 Fm 1387
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,097 students
Rank: #1313.
Palmer Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
118 F M 813
Palmer, TX 75152
(972) 449-3319
Grades: 5-8
| 400 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Irvin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 S 5th St
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 624 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Wilemon Steam Academy
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 W Second St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4780
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1616.
Robbie E Howard J High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
265 Broadhead Rd
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4771
Grades: 6-8
| 644 students
Rank: #1717.
Eastridge Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
725 E Ovilla Rd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-2266
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1818.
Lorene Smith Kirkpatrick Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1024 Fourth St
Maypearl, TX 76064
(972) 435-1010
Grades: 2-5
| 308 students
Rank: #1919.
Red Oak Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
152 Louise Ritter Blvd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-0066
Grades: 6-8
| 1,519 students
Rank: #2020.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
801 Brown St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4610
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #2121.
Italy High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 S College
Italy, TX 76651
(972) 483-7411
Grades: 7-12
| 301 students
Rank: #2222.
Waxahachie High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3001 Us Hwy 287 Bypass
Waxahachie, TX 75167
(972) 923-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,602 students
Rank: #2323.
Russell P Schupmann Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
401 E Ovilla Rd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-2941
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #2424.
Eddie Finley Sr J High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2401 E Brown St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4680
Grades: 6-9
| 777 students
Rank: #2525.
Ennis J High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3101 Ensign Rd
Ennis, TX 75119
(972) 872-3850
Grades: 7-8
| 909 students
Rank: #2626.
Life Middle Waxahachie
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3295 N Us Hwy 77
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 937-0715
Grades: 7-8
| 536 students
Rank: #2727.
Wooden Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Louise Ritter Blvd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-2977
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Maypearl High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Phillips St
Maypearl, TX 76064
(972) 435-1020
Grades: 9-12
| 377 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Palmer Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
303 Dick St
Palmer, TX 75152
(972) 449-3132
Grades: PK-4
| 497 students
Rank: #3030.
Shields Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
223 W Ovilla Rd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-4799
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #3131.
T E Baxter Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1050 Park Pl
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 856-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #3232.
Oliver E Clift Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
650 Parks School House Rd
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4720
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #3333.
Marvin Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Brown St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4670
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #3434.
Life School Red Oak
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
777 S I 35 E
Red Oak, TX 75154
(469) 552-9200
Grades: K-6
| 1,054 students
Rank: #3535.
Red Oak High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
220 S State Hwy 342
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-3535
Grades: 9-12
| 1,960 students
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Ellis County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
D A E P (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
101 Live Oak
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-5895
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
911 S Ninth St
Midlothian, TX 76065
(972) 775-8237
Grades: 9-10
| 783 students
Ischolars Magnet Academy (Closed 2016)
Alternative School
Magnet School
109 W Red Oak Rd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-2941
Grades: 3-9
| 41 students
1024 West Fourth
Maypearl, TX 76064
(972) 435-1015
Grades: 5-6
| n/a students
400 Panther Ln
Maypearl, TX 76064
(972) 435-1099
Grades: 5-6
| 174 students
650 Park School House Rd
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4720
Grades: 6
| 553 students
119 Fm 813
Palmer, TX 75152
(972) 449-3832
Grades: 3-5
| n/a students
401 E Ovilla Rd
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-2685
Grades: 5-6
| 833 students
P O Box 9000
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-0066
Grades: 7-8
| 848 students
614 Getzendaner Ave
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4690
Grades: 6
| 443 students
275 Indian Dr
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 923-4780
Grades: 9-10
| 521 students

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