Polk Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
940 Belvidere St
El Paso, TX 79912
Phone
(915) 832-6970
District
EL PASO ISD
County
EL PASO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
700
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Polk Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 45
Proficiency in Reading 72 43
Proficiency in Math 69 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 45
Proficiency in Reading 76 43
Proficiency in Math 70 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 53
Proficiency in Reading 73 51
Proficiency in Math 87 56

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.44
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.70
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 39 5.6%
Kindergarten 103 14.7%
Grade 1 104 14.9%
Grade 2 105 15.0%
Grade 3 112 16.0%
Grade 4 109 15.6%
Grade 5 128 18.3%
Total 700 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.0% 9.6% 28.3%
Black 1.3% 3.5% 13.0%
Hispanic 76.7% 85.1% 53.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.5% 1.2% 4.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.6% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.7% 74.5% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.6% 71.0% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 3.5% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 328,344 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,576.2 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.3% 21.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.2% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.4% 23.7%
65 OR OLDER 13.6% 12.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 112,406 9,553,046
Single Parent Households With Children 13.1% 12.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.0% 83.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.1% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.5% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.0% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.1% 17.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 17.1% 10.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,575 $331,288,800 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $608 $36,129,792 6.0%
Staff $720 $42,785,280 7.1%
General Administration $72 $4,278,528 0.7%
School Administration $632 $37,555,968 6.2%
Operation $977 $58,057,248 9.6%
Transportation $213 $12,657,312 2.1%
Other $255 $15,153,120 2.5%
Total Support $3,476 $206,557,824 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,111 $66,020,064 10.9%
Total Expenditures $10,162 $603,866,688 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,401 $29,346,035,266 45.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $450 $2,442,546,064 3.8%
Staff $444 $2,411,547,841 3.7%
General Administration $131 $714,409,372 1.1%
School Administration $534 $2,900,930,028 4.5%
Operation $972 $5,280,923,861 8.1%
Transportation $256 $1,388,304,729 2.1%
Other $426 $2,312,284,164 3.6%
Total Support $3,212 $17,450,832,940 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,331 $18,100,703,171 27.9%
Total Expenditures $11,944 $64,897,128,459 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%