W A Porter Elementary School

2750 Prestondale Dr
Hurst, TX 76053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
W A Porter Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
W A Porter Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

W A Porter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

W A Porter Elementary School's student population of 524 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

W A Porter Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 W A Porter Elementary School is 0.48, 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
#801 out of 8043 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
70%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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