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Parkway Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 448 students

 
 

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Posted May 30, 2013

I am new to this school have already loved it. My LEAP teacher is awesome and all's good.


Posted April 9, 2009

Parkway is one of the best elementary schools in Lewisville. I have had 3 kids attend. My youngest is in 4th grade now. I have been pleased with the teachers and staff. The teachers seem to really care about the children and work to make learning fun. Parents are quite involved here. When I have had questions or concerns, they have always been addressed promptly. We are looking to move soon, but may wait until our youngest finishes 5th grade at Parkway. Great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 29, 2008

I have a 2nd and 4th grader at Parkway and I find this to be an excellent school. Great PTA, and the parent involvement is outstanding. The teachers always listen to parents and go the extra mile for them and the student/teacher ratio is perfect.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2006

Parkway is a great school overall. The teachers are always willing to go that extra mile for the children and parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2006

This school has an awsome student/teacher ratio. They some of the best teachers I know! My kids love it there and I enjoy everyone there also!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2005

We have found Parkway to be an excellent elementary school experience for our children. The administration is attentive to each student and the teachers take a personal interest in their classes. The LEAP program(for talented and gifted) has met the needs of our children who ned to be a bit more challenged.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2005

We transfered into this school and would have to be forced to leave kicking and screaming! It's truly wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

76 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

76 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

81 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

81 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

83 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students85%
Female81%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education100%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students78%
Female78%
Male79%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education83%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Female93%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female80%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian71%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education67%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students99%
Female100%
Male97%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female93%
Male100%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students92%
Female91%
Male92%
Black or African American80%
Asian80%
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
71%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students89%
Female84%
Male93%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingual100%

Math

All Students72%
Female68%
Male75%
Black or African American50%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education38%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingual80%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students58%
Female66%
Male46%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian60%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education0%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingual31%

Math

All Students46%
Female42%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian20%
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special education0%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)19%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingual21%

Writing

All Students54%
Female60%
Male46%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education0%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingual23%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Female73%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingual53%

Math

All Students72%
Female66%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingual40%

Science

All Students64%
Female53%
Male74%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian83%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)26%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingual25%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

About the tests


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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 56% 31%
Hispanic 29% 50%
Asian 6% 3%
Black 6% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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2100 S Valley Pkwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
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Phone: (469) 713-5979

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