Western Plateau El

Overview

Student Enrollment
374
Best Elementary School in Texas
#893
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District AMARILLO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (806)326-5550
 Location 4927 SHAWNEE
AMARILLO, TX 79109
Charter School No

Western Plateau El has an academic rating well above the average for Texas elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 893rd in the best public elementary schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Western Plateau El student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White71.9%269
Black4%15
Hispanic18.7%70
Asian Pacific1.9%7
Native American Indian0.3%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%1
Two or more races2.9%11

Family Income

vs. other Texas elementary schools
Upper 25.1%

38.2% 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, WESTERN PLATEAU EL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 1106th in Texas for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K23
Kindergarten63
1st Grade69
2nd Grade63
3rd Grade47
4th Grade63
5th Grade46
Total374

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
84%
Rank in Texas
893rd
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Western Plateau El scored an average 84% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state elementary school median of 74% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 22.1% of Texas elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Boys80% to 84%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%7%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

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 Students1.6%6
Boys2%4
Girls1.2%2
Texas Median1.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%2
Boys1%2
Girls0%0

Location

Western Plateau El
4927 SHAWNEE
AMARILLO, TX
79109
(806)326-5550

8 out of 10 1

District

AMARILLO ISD
AMARILLO, TX