Shields 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
223 W Ovilla Rd
Glenn Heights, TX 75154
Phone
(972) 617-4799
District
RED OAK ISD
County
ELLIS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
541
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

6

(10 is best)

Better than 59.5% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

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

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 46
Proficiency in Reading 50 44
Proficiency in Math 38 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 54
Proficiency in Reading 52 51
Proficiency in Math 53 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.93
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.16
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 23 4.3%
Kindergarten 65 12.0%
Grade 1 73 13.5%
Grade 2 84 15.5%
Grade 3 102 18.9%
Grade 4 105 19.4%
Grade 5 89 16.5%
Total 541 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 45.4% 41.4% 28.9%
Black 22.6% 21.7% 12.9%
Hispanic 29.5% 35.2% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.7% 0.9% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.7% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.8% 45.5% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.7% 37.7% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 7.9% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,410 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 772.3 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.7% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.2% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,897 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.2% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.4% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.5% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.3% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.6% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.5% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 5.8% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,725 $27,579,825 40.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $483 $2,819,271 4.1%
Staff $459 $2,679,183 3.9%
General Administration $125 $729,625 1.1%
School Administration $519 $3,029,403 4.4%
Operation $898 $5,241,626 7.7%
Transportation $276 $1,611,012 2.4%
Other $650 $3,794,050 5.6%
Total Support $3,409 $19,898,333 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,557 $20,762,209 30.4%
Total Expenditures $11,692 $68,246,204 100.0%
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%