William Velasquez

  • William Velasquez serves 666 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • William Velasquez's student population of 666 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students666 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Velasquez's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Velasquez is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1861 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
31%
28%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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