Velma Penny 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1000 Mount Sylvan St
Lindale, TX 75771
Phone
(903) 882-7513
District
LINDALE ISD
County
SMITH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
469
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

9

(10 is best)

Better than 81.9% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Velma Penny Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 45
Proficiency in Reading 47 43
Proficiency in Math 72 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.09
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.51
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 1 162 34.5%
Grade 2 166 35.4%
Grade 3 141 30.1%
Total 469 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 75.3% 74.9% 28.3%
Black 5.0% 5.4% 13.0%
Hispanic 18.4% 17.9% 53.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.3% 4.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.3% 44.3% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.1% 39.1% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 5.3% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,569 28,995,881
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 132.3 109
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 21.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.2% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 23.7%
65 OR OLDER 23.5% 12.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,345 9,650,912
Single Parent Households With Children 8.9% 12.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 83.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.6% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.0% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.5% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.1% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 17.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 10.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,134 $20,772,164 56.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $402 $1,626,492 4.5%
Staff $268 $1,084,328 3.0%
General Administration $155 $627,130 1.7%
School Administration $399 $1,614,354 4.4%
Operation $937 $3,791,102 10.4%
Transportation $375 $1,517,250 4.2%
Other $238 $962,948 2.6%
Total Support $2,775 $11,227,650 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,129 $4,567,934 12.5%
Total Expenditures $9,039 $36,571,794 100.0%
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%