Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School

  • Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School's student population of 545 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas L Marsalis Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4995 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
74%
13%
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White
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28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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