Thunderbird Elementary School

1200 W 32nd St
Plainview, TX 79072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thunderbird Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thunderbird Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Thunderbird Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Thunderbird Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Thunderbird 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 diversity score of Thunderbird Elementary School is 0.24, 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 Testing Rank
#4519 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
87%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
7%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.240.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainview Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thunderbird Elementary School is Estacado Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Coronado Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainview Coronado Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
    0.5 miles
    2501 Joliet St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6020
    0.5 6-8 613
  • Plainview Estacado Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 592 students
    1.0 miles
    2500 W 20th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6015
    1 6-9 592
  • Plainview Ash High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
    1.1 miles
    908 Ash St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6010
    1.1 9-12 83
  • Plainview Edgemere Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    1.2 miles
    2600 W 20th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6040
    1.2 PK-5 471
  • Plainview Plainview High School Math: 52% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,388 student
    1.2 miles
    1501 Quincy St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6005
    1.2 9-12 1,388

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