Weldon Elementary School

314 E Saunders
Gladewater, TX 75647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Weldon Elementary School serves 545 students in grades 2-5.
Weldon 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 36% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Weldon Elementary School's student population of 545 students has grown by 105% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 114% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Weldon 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 Weldon Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#6072 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
19%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
58%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGladewater Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Weldon Elementary School is Gladewater High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gladewater Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gladewater Gladewater Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 390 students
    1.0 miles
    414 S Loop 485
    Gladewater, TX 75647
    (903) 845-2243
    1 6-8 390
  • Gladewater Gladewater Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 370 students
    1.3 miles
    100 Gay Ave
    Gladewater, TX 75647
    (903) 845-2254
    1.3 PK-1 370
  • Gladewater Gladewater High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
    2.4 miles
    2201 W Gay Ave
    Gladewater, TX 75647
    (903) 845-5591
    2.4 9-12 477
  • Gladewater Union Grove Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
    4.4 miles
    11220 Union Grove Rd
    Gladewater, TX 75647
    (903) 845-3481
    4.4 PK-6 405
  • Gladewater Union Grove High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
    4.4 miles
    11220 Union Grove Rd
    Gladewater, TX 75647
    (903) 845-5506
    4.4 9-12 216

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