Temple ISD School District

401 Santa Fe Way
Temple, TX 76501
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Temple ISD 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,445 students in Temple ISD 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 ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
17 Schools
9,181 Schools
# Students
8,445 Students
5,427,157 Students
# Teachers
602 Teachers
369,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Temple ISD School District, which is ranked #915 of all 1,203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TX)
#903 out of 1204 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Temple ISD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Temple ISD  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 2021-22 school year data.
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Temple ISD  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 2021-22 school year data.
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Temple ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Temple ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.64
# American Indian Students
31 Students
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
120 Students
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
3,931 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
53%
# Black Students
1,985 Students
694,244 Students
% Black Students
24%
13%
# White Students
1,858 Students
1,427,308 Students
% White Students
22%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
494 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
403
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
625
371,233
# Students in 1st Grade:
641
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
626
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
659
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
641
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
602
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
590
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
594
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
643
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
738
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
622
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
571
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
490
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,386 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,120 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$113 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of Temple ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$119 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of Temple ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,386
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Temple ISD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,120
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in Temple ISD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Temple ISD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kennedy-powell Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3707 W Nugent Ave
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6000
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Bonham Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4600 Midway Dr
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 643 students
Rank: #33.
Raye-allen Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5015 S 5th St
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #44.
Scott Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 W Ave P
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6222
Grades: PK-5
| 462 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2616 N 3rd St
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-5500
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #66.
Travis Science Academy
(Math: 36% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1551 S 25th St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 638 students
Rank: #77.
Hector P Garcia Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Lavendusky Dr
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-6100
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #88.
Thornton Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2825 Cottonwood Ln
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 755 students
Rank: #99.
Cater Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4111 Lark Trl
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-7444
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #1010.
Western Hills Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Arapaho Dr
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #1111.
Lamar Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2011 N Third St
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-6444
Grades: 6-8
| 532 students
Rank: #1212.
Fred W Edwards Aec
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 S 27th St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6944
Grades: 9-12
| 110 students
Rank: #1313.
Temple High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
415 N 31st St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-7000
Grades: 8-12
| 2,254 students
Rank: #1414.
Wheatley Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
515 E Ave D
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-5665
Grades: K-12
| 74 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bell Co J J A E P
Alternative School
401 Santa Fe Way
Temple, TX 76503
(254) 215-8473
Grades: 8
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
1717 E Ave J
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6700
Grades: PK
| 393 students
Rank: n/an/a
Scott & White Hospital
Alternative School
2401 S 31st St
Temple, TX 76508
(254) 778-3795
Grades: 4-11
| 2 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Temple ISD School District?
Temple ISD School District manages 17 public schools serving 8,445 students.
What is the rank of Temple ISD School District?
Temple ISD School District is ranked #915 out of 1,203 school districts in Texas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Texas school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Temple ISD School District?
47% of Temple ISD School District students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 22% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Temple ISD School District?
Temple ISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is Temple ISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,120 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 17 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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