University Park Elementary School

  • University Park Elementary School serves 689 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • University Park Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

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School Overview

  • University Park Elementary School's student population of 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Park Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#12 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
71%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
29%
This chart display the percentage of White students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.260.63
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Park Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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