Western Plateau Elementary School

4927 Shawnee
Amarillo, TX 79109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Western Plateau 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 45-49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Top 30% in TX
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Western Plateau Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Plateau 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 Western Plateau Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#1755 out of 8079 schools
(Top 30%)
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45-49%
37%
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50-54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
53%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
60%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Plateau Elementary School's ranking?
Western Plateau Elementary School is ranked #1755 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Western Plateau Elementary School?
417 students attend Western Plateau Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Western Plateau Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Western Plateau Elementary School?
Western Plateau Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Western Plateau Elementary School offer ?
Western Plateau Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Western Plateau Elementary School part of?
Western Plateau Elementary School is part of Amarillo ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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