Sour Lake 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
1055 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX 77659
Phone
(409) 981-6440
District
HARDIN-JEFFERSON ISD
County
HARDIN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
635
Classroom Teachers
41

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.5% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Sour Lake Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 46
Proficiency in Reading 45 44
Proficiency in Math 54 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 44
Proficiency in Reading 48 43
Proficiency in Math 56 46

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 46
Proficiency in Reading 44 45
Proficiency in Math 42 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.52
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.12
AVG FOR STATE 15.26
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 47 7.4%
Kindergarten 93 14.6%
Grade 1 103 16.2%
Grade 2 96 15.1%
Grade 3 102 16.1%
Grade 4 103 16.2%
Grade 5 91 14.3%
Total 635 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.5% 80.3% 29.2%
Black 2.6% 9.7% 12.9%
Hispanic 4.9% 9.4% 53.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.4% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.8% 37.9% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.5% 32.4% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 5.5% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 9,790 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 34.4 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.2% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,765 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.8% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.5% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.9% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.1% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.1% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,739 $9,970,856 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $404 $850,016 4.3%
Staff $226 $475,504 2.4%
General Administration $305 $641,720 3.2%
School Administration $445 $936,280 4.7%
Operation $1,117 $2,350,168 11.8%
Transportation $413 $868,952 4.4%
Other $256 $538,624 2.7%
Total Support $3,167 $6,663,368 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,541 $3,242,264 16.3%
Total Expenditures $9,446 $19,874,384 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,926 $26,100,130,144 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $397 $2,103,228,767 3.9%
Staff $387 $2,052,133,955 3.8%
General Administration $120 $637,187,564 1.2%
School Administration $477 $2,526,094,808 4.7%
Operation $901 $4,772,646,598 8.8%
Transportation $244 $1,295,358,936 2.4%
Other $318 $1,686,449,937 3.1%
Total Support $2,845 $15,072,825,944 27.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,444 $12,948,086,181 23.9%
Total Expenditures $10,215 $54,120,691,995 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%