Waelder School

  • Waelder School serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Waelder School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Waelder School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waelder School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waelder School is 0.31, 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 School Rank (16-17)#7293 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
82%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waelder School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.310.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaelder Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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