Ward Elementary School

  • Ward Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (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 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Ward Elementary School's student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ward Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1332 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
54%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ward Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.62n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAbilene Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Abilene Madison Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 959 students
    1.2 miles
    3145 Barrow St
    Abilene, TX 79605
    (325)692-5661
    1.2 6-8 959
  • Abilene Jackson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    1.3 miles
    2650 S 32nd St
    Abilene, TX 79605
    (325)690-3602
    1.3 PK-5 557
  • Abilene Cooper High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1826 students
    1.5 miles
    3639 Sayles Blvd
    Abilene, TX 79605
    (325)691-1000
    1.5 9-12 1826
  • Abilene Austin Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
    1.6 miles
    2341 Greenbriar Dr
    Abilene, TX 79605
    (325)690-3920
    1.6 K-5 595
  • Lewisville Premier H S Of Abilene Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
    1.6 miles
    3161 S 23rd St Ste 4
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (325)698-8111
    1.6 9-12 160

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