Washington Elementary School

1300 Freeman Ave
Port Arthur, TX 77640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Washington Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 76%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 293 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students293 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Washington Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Washington Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.43, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
50-54%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
55-59%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
24%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
72%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of Washington 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
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington 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 NamePort Arthur Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Washington Elementary School is Port Arthur Alternative Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Arthur Port Arthur Alternative Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.5 miles
    1030 Dunbar Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8650
    0.5 6-12 n/a
  • Port Arthur Lincoln Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
    0.9 miles
    1023 Abe Lincoln Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8700
    0.9 6-8 614
  • Port Arthur Staff Sergeant Lucian Adams Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    0.9 miles
    5701 9th Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4100
    0.9 PK-5 456
  • Port Arthur Dequeen Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 291 students
    2.0 miles
    740 Dequeen Blvd
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 984-8900
    2 3-5 291
  • Port Arthur Jefferson Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
    2.8 miles
    2200 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4860
    2.8 6-8 925

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