Vega Elementary School

200 Longhorn Dr
Vega, TX 79092
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Vega Elementary School serves 126 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Vega Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Vega Elementary School's student population of 126 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Vega Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Vega 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
#2384 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
72%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVega Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vega Elementary School is Vega High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Vega J High School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vega Vega High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
    0.0 miles
    200 Longhorn Dr
    Vega, TX 79092
    (806) 267-2123
    0 9-12 129
  • Vega Vega J High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 114 students
    0.0 miles
    200 Longhorn Dr
    Vega, TX 79092
    (806) 267-2123
    0 5-8 114
  • Wildorado Wildorado Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-9 | 146 students
    12.6 miles
    1523 S Locust
    Wildorado, TX 79098
    (806) 426-3317
    12.6 PK-9 146
  • Adrian Adrian School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 120 students
    14.0 miles
    301 Matador Dr
    Adrian, TX 79001
    (806) 538-6203
    14 PK-12 120
  • Hereford Walcott Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 125 students
    19.8 miles
    4275 Hwy 214
    Hereford, TX 79045
    (806) 289-5222
    19.8 PK-6 125

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