Colin Powell Elementary School

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
PK-5
Students
546
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Math
97%
State avg 76%
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Reading
92%
State avg 75%
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Science
96%
State avg 75%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
Black
White
Asian
Two or more races
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
482 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 14%
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28 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
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4 2
3 2
2 0
1 4
Neighborhood
5009 South Carrier Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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