Wells Elementary School

3427 Mission Ridge Rd
Plano, TX 75023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 505 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wells Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Top 30% in TX
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wells Elementary School's student population of 505 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Wells Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wells Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#2015 out of 8079 schools
(Top 30%)
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45%
37%
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52%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
23%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
53%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
48%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wells Elementary School's ranking?
Wells Elementary School is ranked #2015 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Wells Elementary School often compared to?
Wells Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Saigling Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Wells Elementary School?
505 students attend Wells Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Wells Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wells Elementary School?
Wells Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wells Elementary School offer ?
Wells Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wells Elementary School part of?
Wells Elementary School is part of Plano ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Wells Elementary School located?
Wells Elementary School is located in the Kimberlea neighborhood of Plano, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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