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Joe M Pirtle Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
714 S Pea Rdg
Temple, TX 76502
Phone
(254) 215-3400
District
BELTON ISD
County
BELL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
605
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Joe M Pirtle Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
46%
47%
44%
47%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
65%
45%
57%
43%
72%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
55%
57%
53%
62%
57%
60%
55%
57%
53%
62%
57%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
15
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 79 13.1%
Grade 1 93 15.4%
Grade 2 116 19.2%
Grade 3 103 17.0%
Grade 4 114 18.8%
Grade 5 100 16.5%
Total 605 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.8% 53.7% 27.5%
Black 11.5% 7.5% 13.1%
Hispanic 29.0% 36.0% 54.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 1.9% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.8% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.7% 42.4% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.4% 38.4% 56.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 4.0% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 59,187 29,145,505
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 304.6 109
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.9% 7.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.3% 21.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.0% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.0% 23.6%
65 OR OLDER 11.7% 12.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,662 9,906,070
Single Parent Households With Children 10.2% 12.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.8% 84.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.4% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.3% 14.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.2% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.5% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.7% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 12.8%
$15,000 or less 9.7% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,160 $61,326,600 32.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $507 $6,025,695 3.2%
Staff $453 $5,383,905 2.8%
General Administration $104 $1,236,040 0.7%
School Administration $507 $6,025,695 3.2%
Operation $921 $10,946,085 5.8%
Transportation $322 $3,826,970 2.0%
Other $391 $4,647,035 2.4%
Total Support $3,205 $38,091,425 20.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,626 $90,635,010 47.7%
Total Expenditures $15,991 $190,053,035 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,805 $31,189,688,040 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $2,700,328,864 3.9%
Staff $486 $2,610,147,638 3.7%
General Administration $147 $788,336,796 1.1%
School Administration $584 $3,136,323,720 4.5%
Operation $1,044 $5,609,178,188 8.0%
Transportation $277 $1,490,194,430 2.1%
Other $449 $2,411,656,042 3.5%
Total Support $3,489 $18,746,356,603 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,688 $19,813,642,886 28.4%
Total Expenditures $12,982 $69,749,648,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%