La Vega Elementary School

Serves grades 1 - 3

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3100 Wheeler St
Waco, TX 76705
Phone
(254) 799-1721
District
LA VEGA ISD
County
MCLENNAN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
715
Classroom Teachers
45

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

4

(10 is best)

Better than 30.3% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

La Vega Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 44
Proficiency in Reading 39 41
Proficiency in Math 32 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.73
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.48
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 1 252 35.2%
Grade 2 243 34.0%
Grade 3 220 30.8%
Total 715 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 18.2% 16.9% 28.9%
Black 24.0% 27.4% 12.9%
Hispanic 57.1% 55.4% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 87.0% 87.6% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 80.4% 79.8% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 7.8% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 14,361 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 428.2 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.8% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.4% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 10.4% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,461 9,562,772
Single Parent Households With Children 14.6% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 64.4% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 7.4% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.5% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 7.5% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.5% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.6% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 24.5% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 22.6% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 12.9% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,248 $15,917,184 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $1,410,345 4.3%
Staff $696 $2,110,968 6.4%
General Administration $216 $655,128 2.0%
School Administration $638 $1,935,054 5.9%
Operation $947 $2,872,251 8.7%
Transportation $422 $1,279,926 3.9%
Other $567 $1,719,711 5.2%
Total Support $3,951 $11,983,383 36.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,672 $5,071,176 15.4%
Total Expenditures $10,871 $32,971,743 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%