Walnut Bend Elementary School

  • Walnut Bend Elementary School serves 742 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walnut Bend Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Walnut Bend Elementary School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Bend Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Bend Elementary School is 0.61, 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 Testing Rank#5571 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Bend 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
52%
52%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
This chart display the diversity score of Walnut Bend 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
77%
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 Walnut Bend 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 NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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