Wortham Elementary School

  • Wortham Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 60-64% (which is lower 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 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Wortham Elementary School's student population of 266 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wortham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wortham Elementary School is 0.55, 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#4861 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wortham 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)60-64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wortham 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
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
21%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wortham 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 Wortham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
62%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wortham 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
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wortham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wortham 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 NameWORTHAM ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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This school district is always improving ! The teachers and administration are the best ! They have a well rounded course of study and extra activities that gives us a lot for our money, and makes a well rounded student !
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