Temple Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 8,631 students in Temple Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Temple Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Temple Independent School District are Kennedy-powell Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Temple High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Temple Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Temple Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Temple Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
16 Schools
8,949 Schools
# Students
8,631 Students
5,396,088 Students
# Teachers
587 Teachers
355,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Temple Independent School District, which is ranked #906 of all 1,199 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#904 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Temple Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Temple Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Temple Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Temple Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.64
# American Indian Students
35 Students
20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
151 Students
235,497 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,692 Students
2,825,284 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
52%
# Black Students
2,397 Students
679,951 Students
% Black Students
28%
13%
# White Students
2,035 Students
1,504,261 Students
% White Students
24%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
8,027 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
301 Students
122,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
525
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
623
371,386
# Students in 1st Grade:
625
388,423
# Students in 2nd Grade:
653
394,203
# Students in 3rd Grade:
667
409,772
# Students in 4th Grade:
672
413,303
# Students in 5th Grade:
678
413,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
684
402,103
# Students in 7th Grade:
611
402,169
# Students in 8th Grade:
601
398,308
# Students in 9th Grade:
695
433,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
595
397,433
# Students in 11th Grade:
554
371,955
# Students in 12th Grade:
448
345,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,829 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,528. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,615 is higher than the state median of $12,308. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$94 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Temple Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$109 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Temple Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,829
$12,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Temple Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,615
$12,308
This chart display average spending per public school student in Temple Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Temple Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kennedy-powell Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3707 W Nugent Ave
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6000
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2616 N 3rd St
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #33.
Temple High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 N 31st St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,145 students
Rank: #44.
Bonham Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 Midway Dr
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 576 students
Rank: #55.
Cater Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4111 Lark Trl
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-7444
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #66.
Hector P Garcia Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Lavendusky Dr
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-6100
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
Rank: #77.
Raye-allen Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5015 S 5th St
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #88.
Western Hills Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Arapaho Dr
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #99.
Scott Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W Ave P
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6222
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #1010.
Thornton Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Pin Oak Dr
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 734 students
Rank: #1111.
Travis Science Academy
Math: 34% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1551 S 25th St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 691 students
Rank: #1212.
Lamar Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2120 N 1st St
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-6444
Grades: 6-8
| 610 students
Rank: #1313.
Fred W Edwards Academy Aec
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1414 W Barton
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6944
Grades: 9-12
| 128 students
1717 E Ave J
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6700
Grades: PK
| 514 students
Scott & White Hospital
Alternative School
2401 S 31st St
Temple, TX 76508
(254) 778-3795
Grades: 2-9
| 2 students
Wheatley Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
515 E Ave D
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-5665
Grades: 1-12
| 39 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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