Wells Elementary School

  • Wells Elementary School serves 163 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wells 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Wells Elementary School's student population of 163 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Elementary School is 0.35, 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 School Rank (16-17)#5072 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
8%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
80%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWells Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wells Wells High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 123 students
    0.0 miles
    160 Rusk Ave
    Wells, TX 75976
    (936)867-4400
    0.0 7-12 123
  • Pollok Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 658 students
    8.4 miles
    8578 Us Hwy 69n
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936)853-9390
    8.4 PK-4 658
  • Pollok Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
    8.4 miles
    7622 Us Hwy 69 N
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936)853-2167
    8.4 9-12 435
  • Pollok Central J High School
    Grades: 5-8 | 423 students
    8.4 miles
    7622 Us Hwy 69 N
    Pollok, TX 75969
    (936)853-2115
    8.4 5-8 423
  • Douglass Douglass School
    Grades: PK-12 | 480 students
    12.8 miles
    20712 S Fm 225
    Douglass, TX 75943
    (936)569-9804
    12.8 PK-12 480

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