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Tatum Elementary School

Public | PK-1 | 256 students

 

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Posted January 5, 2009

My daughter started here in 2007 her kindergarten year and is now in first grade. We have been VERY pleased with both teachers she has had and the level she has developed on. She is reading on the 2nd grade 1st week level and has already learned many things that her 2nd grade cousin had learned in her school. They are advanced in there teaching and truly care about the students and there education. They are very friendly and warming in the school and always make you feel like you belong there and always want the parents involved in the childs education and anything that goes on at school . Excellent school , teacher, principal. I can't think of anything I can even complain about .
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Posted November 10, 2008

I have 2 children in Tatum. Next year I will have 3. I love that most of the teachers are well organized. They are required to learn allot the first couple of years. I don't so much agree with that. It is allot for little brains to learn. But the teachers do a good job of letting you know wht is going on. Just ask allot of questions and stay involed!!
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Posted August 22, 2008

I have been very impressed with the excellent teaching skills and the generous community spirit of this school. My daughter started Kindergarten after moving from out of state where I had older children in elementary school. I was very nervous upon seeing how much more was expected academically than in our previous elementary school, but was surprised and impressed with the results. Kudos to Tatum!
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Posted September 27, 2007

My daughter started Kindergarden at Tatum this year and I have found that for the most part (minus a few things) is very well organized and very into student/teacher/parent unity. Parents are welcome to attend anything the school is having including morning announcements. Teachers are great and care alot about the students. I am overall very pleased with the teaching, teachers, unity of the school. My daughter has shown so much progress in the short month since school started.
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Posted August 21, 2005

I my self went to Tatum from 1952-1958. Now my two granddaughters go their. I think it is great! Love the school and all the people that work their.Granddaughter just left 3rd reading 5th level.
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

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Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 55% 29%
Hispanic 39% 52%
Black 2% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 18%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • GINGER KETCHER
Fax number
  • (972) 782-8109

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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405 North Washington Street
Farmersville, TX 75442
Phone: (972) 782-7251

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