Plum Creek 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
500 Plum St
Joshua, TX 76058
Phone
(817) 202-2500
District
JOSHUA ISD
County
JOHNSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
460
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Plum Creek Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 45
Proficiency in Reading 46 43
Proficiency in Math 65 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 45
Proficiency in Reading 44 43
Proficiency in Math 44 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 53
Proficiency in Reading 53 51
Proficiency in Math 55 56

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.81
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 32 7.0%
Kindergarten 52 11.3%
Grade 1 73 15.9%
Grade 2 75 16.3%
Grade 3 76 16.5%
Grade 4 77 16.7%
Grade 5 75 16.3%
Total 460 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.5% 67.3% 28.3%
Black 0.9% 1.9% 13.0%
Hispanic 22.0% 29.5% 53.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.6% 4.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.7% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.7% 52.8% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 48.9% 45.5% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 7.4% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,297 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 331.7 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.4% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.8% 21.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.7% 23.7%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 12.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,680 9,553,046
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 12.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.9% 83.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.7% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.4% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.4% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.7% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 17.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.1% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 6.8% 10.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,523 $29,310,561 38.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $358 $1,899,906 2.5%
Staff $309 $1,639,863 2.1%
General Administration $136 $721,752 0.9%
School Administration $583 $3,093,981 4.0%
Operation $960 $5,094,720 6.7%
Transportation $282 $1,496,574 2.0%
Other $299 $1,586,793 2.1%
Total Support $2,927 $15,533,589 20.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,966 $31,661,562 41.4%
Total Expenditures $14,416 $76,505,712 100.0%
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%