8400 Cavern Hill
San Antonio, TX 78254
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Ward Elementary School serves 765 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ward 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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 765 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ward Elementary School's student population of 765 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
765 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Ward Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Ward Elementary School is 0.44, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2425 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
73%
53%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
17%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% TX state average).

How many students attend Ward Elementary School?

765 students attend Ward Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

73% of Ward Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ward Elementary School?

Ward Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Ward Elementary School offer ?

Ward Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 765 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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