Wills Elementary School

  • Wills Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (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 71% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 79% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wills Elementary School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wills Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wills Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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#3859 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wills 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
31%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.780.63
This chart display the diversity score of Wills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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