Tye Elementary School (Closed 2013)

  • Tye Elementary School served 162 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 80-89% (which was approximately equal to the Texas state average of 83%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-89% (which was approximately equal to the Texas state average of 88%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Tye 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#4807 out of 7603 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
83%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
88%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
34%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
60%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tye Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tye Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerkel Independent School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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