University Park Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 4

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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
3505 Amherst Ave
Dallas, TX 75225
Phone
(214) 780-3400
District
HIGHLAND PARK ISD
County
DALLAS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
689
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.6% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

University Park Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 46
Proficiency in Reading 85 44
Proficiency in Math 91 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 44
Proficiency in Reading 83 43
Proficiency in Math 85 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.03
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.16
AVG FOR STATE 15.26
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 121 17.6%
Grade 1 133 19.3%
Grade 2 134 19.4%
Grade 3 140 20.3%
Grade 4 161 23.4%
Total 689 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.7% 88.3% 29.2%
Black 0.3% 0.6% 12.9%
Hispanic 5.5% 5.0% 53.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.3% 5.9% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 0.0% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 34,599 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,548.8 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 30.3% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.1% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.0% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 11.0% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,395 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.3% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 85.5% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 57.6% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.3% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.5% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 5.9% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.7% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.7% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 4.4% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,649 $39,752,013 28.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $462 $3,251,094 2.4%
Staff $531 $3,736,647 2.7%
General Administration $206 $1,449,622 1.1%
School Administration $397 $2,793,689 2.0%
Operation $826 $5,812,562 4.2%
Transportation $39 $274,443 0.2%
Other $384 $2,702,208 2.0%
Total Support $2,845 $20,020,265 14.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $11,119 $78,244,403 56.7%
Total Expenditures $19,614 $138,023,718 100.0%
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%