Wells Branch Elementary School

14650 Merriltown Dr
Austin, TX 78728
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (2 reviews)
Wells Branch Elementary School serves 479 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wells Branch 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wells Branch Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Wells Branch Elementary School's student population of 479 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Rankings

Wells Branch Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Wells Branch Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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
#6251 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
49%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
21%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRound Rock 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 Wells Branch Elementary School is Chaparral Star Academy (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin Chaparral Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-12 | 381 students
    0.9 miles
    14046 Summit Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 989-2672
    0.9 K-12 381
  • San Antonio Jubilee Wells Branch Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 804 students
    1.0 miles
    15201 Burnet Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    (512) 341-0725
    1 K-8 804
  • Austin Harmony School Of Political Science & Comm-austin Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-12 | 407 students
    1.1 miles
    13415 Fm 620 N
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 284-9880
    1.1 5-12 407
  • Austin Northwest Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    1.1 miles
    14014 Thermal Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 594-4400
    1.1 PK-5 530
  • Pflugerville Harmony Science Academy-pflugerville Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 949 students
    1.2 miles
    1421 Wells Branch Pkwy W Ste 2
    Pflugerville, TX 78660
    (512) 251-5000
    1.2 6-12 949

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I love it, my kid love it.
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school seems pretty good. The diversity is good the gender population seems fair.
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