South Waco Elementary School

2104 Gurley Ln, Waco, TX 76706 | (254) 753-6802
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 594
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ruth Harvin
  • Fax: (254) 755-9690
  • Website: www.wacoisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 594
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 304 (51.2%)
  • Females: 290 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 546 (91.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 573 (96.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Waco Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black24941.9%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic28948.7%
White538.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Waco Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten12320.7%
Kindergarten9115.3%
1st Grade10117.0%
2nd Grade6510.9%
3rd Grade6410.8%
4th Grade8314.0%
5th Grade6711.3%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.3
District:
11.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
31.6%
District:
32.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
20.1%
District:
17.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
25.9%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
11.5%
District:
21.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$67,174
District:
$67,460
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,899
District:
$45,069
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,250
District:
$39,259
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,591
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,571
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,644
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,550
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that South Waco Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.0%79.0%86.0%
200966.0%74.0%84.0%
200831.0%67.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%85.0%92.0%
200986.0%87.0%89.0%
200869.0%86.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.0%83.0%88.0%
200965.0%78.0%86.0%
200870.0%74.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201070.0%80.0%86.0%
200967.0%74.0%84.0%
200865.0%69.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201076.0%89.0%92.0%
200983.0%88.0%91.0%
200883.0%87.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.0%86.0%86.0%
200971.0%84.0%84.0%
200867.0%80.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.0%87.0%85.0%
200973.0%82.0%83.0%
200867.0%83.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201079.0%76.0%88.0%
200967.0%69.0%84.0%
200846.0%61.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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