University Park Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • 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
648
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.7% 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 44
Proficiency in Reading 85 41
Proficiency in Math 91 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 46
Proficiency in Reading 86 44
Proficiency in Math 96 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.99
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.01
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 108 16.7%
Grade 1 137 21.1%
Grade 2 130 20.1%
Grade 3 131 20.2%
Grade 4 142 21.9%
Total 648 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.6% 87.5% 28.9%
Black 0.6% 0.8% 12.9%
Hispanic 4.8% 5.1% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.7% 6.2% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 0.0% 58.6%
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 34,991 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,611.7 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 29.9% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 24.9% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.9% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,442 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 7.2% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.5% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 86.6% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 59.4% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.9% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 5.7% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 3.9% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.3% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 4.4% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,156 $43,590,636 21.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $507 $3,590,067 1.8%
Staff $518 $3,667,958 1.8%
General Administration $258 $1,826,898 0.9%
School Administration $410 $2,903,210 1.5%
Operation $595 $4,213,195 2.1%
Transportation $43 $304,483 0.2%
Other $492 $3,483,852 1.7%
Total Support $2,823 $19,989,663 10.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $19,224 $136,125,144 68.2%
Total Expenditures $28,202 $199,698,362 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%