University Park Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
706
Best Elementary School in Texas
#8
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 4th grade
School District HIGHLAND PARK ISD
Type Public
 Phone (214)780-3400
 Location 3505 AMHERST AVE
DALLAS, TX 75225
Charter School No

University Park Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 8th in the best public elementary schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The University Park Elementary student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White85.6%604
Black0.3%2
Hispanic5.7%40
Asian Pacific5.9%42
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.4%17

Family Income

vs. other Texas elementary schools
Upper 0.2%

0% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas elementary school median of 61.7%. By this measure, UNIVERSITY PARK ELEMENTARY students are largely wealthy and rank 7th in Texas for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten126
1st Grade126
2nd Grade139
3rd Grade163
4th Grade152
Total706

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
98%
Rank in Texas
8th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at University Park Elementary scored an average 98% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 74% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.1% of Texas elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black--
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% to 89%*90% or more*
Limited English50% or more*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%7%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0
Texas Median1.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

University Park Elementary
3505 AMHERST AVE
DALLAS, TX
75225
(214)780-3400

10 out of 10 1

District

HIGHLAND PARK ISD
DALLAS, TX