Colin Powell 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
5009 S Carrier Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Phone
(972) 642-3961
District
GRAND PRAIRIE ISD
County
DALLAS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
546
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.7% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Colin Powell Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 44
Proficiency in Reading 59 41
Proficiency in Math 61 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 46
Proficiency in Reading 62 44
Proficiency in Math 64 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 54
Proficiency in Reading 80 51
Proficiency in Math 86 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.55
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.95
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 1 0.2%
Kindergarten 81 14.8%
Grade 1 94 17.2%
Grade 2 111 20.3%
Grade 3 87 15.9%
Grade 4 84 15.4%
Grade 5 88 16.1%
Total 546 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 21.8% 12.3% 28.9%
Black 31.3% 18.3% 12.9%
Hispanic 32.4% 65.6% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.9% 3.2% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.8% 75.5% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.8% 64.9% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.0% 10.6% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 129,297 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,591.7 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.9% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.7% 21.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.2% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.1% 23.7%
65 OR OLDER 9.2% 12.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 39,952 9,553,046
Single Parent Households With Children 16.7% 12.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 75.2% 83.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.9% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.9% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.9% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.7% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 17.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.7% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 10.0% 10.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,517 $161,863,263 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $578 $16,957,942 5.1%
Staff $536 $15,725,704 4.8%
General Administration $47 $1,378,933 0.4%
School Administration $627 $18,395,553 5.6%
Operation $687 $20,155,893 6.1%
Transportation $170 $4,987,630 1.5%
Other $566 $16,605,874 5.0%
Total Support $3,210 $94,178,190 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,514 $73,758,246 22.4%
Total Expenditures $11,240 $329,770,360 100.0%
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%