Waskom Elementary School

301 School Ave
Waskom, TX 75692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Waskom Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Waskom 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Waskom Elementary School's student population of 402 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Waskom 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 diversity score of Waskom Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#5895 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
25%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
54%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaskom Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waskom Elementary School is Waskom High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Waskom Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waskom Waskom Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
    0.0 miles
    255 School Ave
    Waskom, TX 75692
    (903) 687-3361
    0 6-8 211
  • Waskom Waskom High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 307 students
    0.1 miles
    980 School Ave
    Waskom, TX 75692
    (903) 687-3361
    0.1 9-12 307
  • Shreveport Jack P. Timmons Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
    7.6 miles
    1410 Greenwood-mooringsport Ro
    Shreveport, LA 71107
    (318) 929-3950
    7.6 PK-5 273
  • Elysian Fields Elysian Fields Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 215 students
    7.7 miles
    2450 Fm 451
    Elysian Fields, TX 75642
    (903) 633-2420
    7.7 6-8 215
  • Elysian Fields Elysian Fields High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 273 students
    7.8 miles
    2400 Fm 451
    Elysian Fields, TX 75642
    (903) 633-2420
    7.8 9-12 273

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