Wallace Elementary School

  • Wallace Elementary School serves 809 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wallace Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wallace Elementary School's student population of 809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wallace Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wallace Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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)#3909 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wallace Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
25%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wallace Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
15%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wallace Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
31%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wallace Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wallace Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.750.64
This chart display the diversity score of Wallace Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wallace Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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