Young Elementary School

379 Buchanan Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Young Elementary School serves 520 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher 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% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Young 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 top 50%) 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 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Young Elementary School's student population of 520 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Young 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 Young Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#3273 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
63%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Young Elementary School is Decatur High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mccarroll Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccarroll Middle 6th Grade (1.9 miles away)
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