Velasco Elementary School

401 N Gulf Blvd
Freeport, TX 77541
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Velasco Elementary School serves 640 students in grades 2-4.
Velasco 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Velasco Elementary School's student population of 640 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-4
Total Students
640 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Velasco Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Velasco Elementary School is 0.47, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4570 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Velasco Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
71%
52%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
15%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Students: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Btm 50%)

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