Thurgood Marshall Elementary School

9666 Ferris Branch
Dallas, TX 75243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Thurgood Marshall 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Thurgood Marshall Elementary School's student population of 639 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students639 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Thurgood Marshall 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 Thurgood Marshall Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#6316 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
52%
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Black
73%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thurgood Marshall Elementary School is Lake Highlands High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Meadow J High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Lane Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Forest Lane Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 732 students
    0.5 miles
    9663 Forest Ln
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-1850
    0.5 PK-6 732
  • Dallas Skyview Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 769 students
    0.5 miles
    9229 Meadowknoll Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-2400
    0.5 PK-6 769
  • Dallas Aikin Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 724 students
    0.8 miles
    12300 Pleasant Vly Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-1820
    0.8 PK-6 724
  • Dallas Forest Meadow J High School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 784 students
    0.9 miles
    9373 Whitehurst Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 593-1500
    0.9 7-8 784
  • Dallas Lake Highlands High School Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,793 students
    1.1 miles
    9449 Church Rd
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469) 593-1000
    1.1 9-12 2,793

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