Helen Ball 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1950 Firehouse
El Paso, TX 79936
Phone
(915) 937-8200
District
SOCORRO ISD
County
EL PASO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
836
Classroom Teachers
45

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

7

(10 is best)

Better than 64.1% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Helen Ball Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 44
Proficiency in Reading 43 41
Proficiency in Math 41 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 46
Proficiency in Reading 44 44
Proficiency in Math 46 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 54
Proficiency in Reading 56 51
Proficiency in Math 63 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.67
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.73
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 4 0.5%
Kindergarten 132 15.8%
Grade 1 120 14.4%
Grade 2 149 17.8%
Grade 3 137 16.4%
Grade 4 154 18.4%
Grade 5 140 16.7%
Total 836 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.7% 3.6% 28.9%
Black 1.4% 2.2% 12.9%
Hispanic 93.5% 93.2% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.6% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 72.6% 71.1% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.7% 59.4% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 11.7% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 211,366 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,429.6 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.4% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.3% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.3% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 19.7% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 6.3% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 60,042 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 17.8% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.5% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.2% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.4% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.2% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.7% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 10.4% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,861 $220,052,609 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $18,198,138 4.3%
Staff $327 $14,802,963 3.5%
General Administration $55 $2,489,795 0.6%
School Administration $500 $22,634,500 5.4%
Operation $754 $34,132,826 8.1%
Transportation $253 $11,453,057 2.7%
Other $264 $11,951,016 2.8%
Total Support $2,555 $115,662,295 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,893 $85,694,217 20.3%
Total Expenditures $9,309 $421,409,121 100.0%
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%