Wells Elementary School

  • Wells Elementary School serves 535 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wells Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wells Elementary School's student population of 535 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Elementary School is 0.71, 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 School Rank#1125 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
26%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
44%
28%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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