Wilson Elementary School

1200 Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Wilson Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wilson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wilson Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wilson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Wilson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wilson Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#3535 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
3%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilson Elementary School is Lamar Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Horizon Montessori (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mcallen Lamar Academy Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
    0.2 miles
    1009 N 10th St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 632-3222
    0.2 9-12 124
  • Mcallen Horizon Montessori Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 590 students
    0.4 miles
    221 N Main St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 668-1400
    0.4 PK-8 590
  • Mcallen Midvalley Academy-mcallen Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
    0.5 miles
    200 N 17th St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 618-2308
    0.5 9-12 124
  • Mcallen Navarro Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    0.6 miles
    2100 Hackberry Ave
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 971-4455
    0.6 PK-5 304
  • Mcallen Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 370 students
    0.7 miles
    2000 N 23rd St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 618-6000
    0.7 PK 370

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