W L Higgins Elementary School

  • W L Higgins Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • W L Higgins Elementary School's student population of 378 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W L Higgins Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W L Higgins Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in W L Higgins Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
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White
79%
28%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W L Higgins Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.360.41
This chart display the diversity score of W L Higgins Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Lamar Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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