University Park Elementary School

  • University Park Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • University Park Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • University Park Elementary School's student population of 652 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Park Elementary School is 0.30, 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 (16-17)#66 out of 7953 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
52%
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White
83%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.64
This chart display the diversity score of University Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Park Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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