Weldon Elementary

Public 2-5

 314 E Saunders
       Gladewater, TX  75647-3137


 (903) 845-6921

District: Gladewater Independent School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
3879th of 4,421 Texas Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  12.6
Number of students:  545

Racial breakdown:

White:
58.2%
Hispanic:
18.7%
African American:
16.9%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  71.4%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Weldon Elementary ranked worse than 87.7% of elementary schools in Texas. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 19.8. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Weldon Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (58.2%), Hispanic (18.7%), African American (16.9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 71.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Weldon Elementary is 12.6. (See more...)
Compare Weldon Elementary employs 42.9 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Weldon Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Weldon Elementary 3879th of 4421 Texas public elementary schools. (See Weldon Elementary in the ranking list.)

Gladewater Independent School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Gladewater Independent School District 752nd of 979 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Weldon Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 48.14 2112th 3465 39.0%
2005 64.78 1273rd 3475 63.4%
2006 60.95 1476th 3476 57.5%
2007 51.26 2143rd 3724 42.5%
2008 40.12 2662nd 3768 29.4%
2009 37.31 2874th 3884 26.0%
2010 45.69 2548th 3937 35.3%
2011 34.84 3182nd 4095 22.3%
2012 44.61 2612th 4206 37.9%
2013 36.08 3085th 4221 26.9%
2014 41.26 2836th 4260 33.4%
2015 21.09 3726th 4320 13.8%
2016 29.52 3314th 4286 22.7%
2017 23.65 3565th 4329 17.6%
2018 23.71 3600th 4359 17.4%
2019 19.80 3879th 4421 12.3%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Open Quote We hate this school. My daughter hates it too. We moved dfw area bk out here and man let me tell you, this place is half assed about everything. I think they are just trying to figure out as it goes along. One day of the week we have a project 2 days later(after its started) oh you dnt need to do that anymore. They test low so they paid the scores with extra credit. Seriously can't wait to find a new house because my daughter went from loving school and doing great. To struggling a good bit... to still getting a-b report card somehow... padding the stats Close Quote



Enrollment information for Weldon Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 247 50 0 4 0 n/a n/a 0 301
1990 250 62 0 6 0 n/a n/a 0 318
1991 270 64 0 8 0 n/a n/a 0 342
1992 301 91 0 10 0 n/a n/a 0 402
1993 288 81 1 6 1 n/a n/a 0 377
1994 298 72 2 8 2 n/a n/a 0 382
1995 237 51 0 9 1 n/a n/a 0 298
1996 237 51 0 9 1 n/a n/a 0 298
1997 237 69 0 10 1 n/a n/a 0 317
1998 245 62 0 11 1 n/a n/a 0 319
1999 246 68 0 15 0 n/a n/a 0 329
2000 220 59 1 13 2 n/a n/a 0 295
2001 223 58 1 16 3 n/a n/a 0 301
2002 224 55 5 18 2 n/a n/a 0 304
2003 224 55 5 18 2 n/a n/a 0 304
2004 230 54 6 20 1 n/a n/a 0 311
2005 218 67 2 18 0 n/a n/a 0 305
2006 226 62 0 18 1 n/a n/a 0 307
2007 241 72 2 29 0 n/a n/a 0 344
2008 213 77 1 32 0 n/a n/a 0 323
2009 221 65 2 24 1 n/a n/a 0 313
2010 189 79 5 35 1 n/a n/a 0 309
2011 183 68 4 37 0 0 7 0 299
2012 192 52 3 40 0 0 17 0 304
2013 160 47 2 54 1 0 16 0 280
2014 151 50 2 51 1 0 18 0 273
2015 158 55 1 42 0 0 18 0 274
2016 151 59 1 39 0 0 15 0 265
2017 303 100 1 99 0 0 19 0 522
2018 317 92 1 102 0 0 33 0 545

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Weldon Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 301 n/a n/a n/a
1990 318 21.0 15.1 n/a
1991 342 20.9 16.3 n/a
1992 402 23.0 17.4 42.3
1993 377 23.0 16.4 44.6
1994 382 23.3 16.4 23.3
1995 298 21.3 14.0 39.6
1996 298 21.3 14.0 39.6
1997 317 21.0 15.1 39.1
1998 319 21.0 15.2 43.6
1999 329 21.3 15.4 53.2
2000 295 23.1 12.8 52.9
2001 301 24.1 12.5 54.8
2002 304 20.0 15.2 56.3
2003 304 20.0 15.2 56.3
2004 311 21.2 14.7 54.3
2005 305 21.2 14.4 61.0
2006 307 21.2 14.5 64.5
2007 344 21.2 16.2 56.1
2008 323 22.2 14.5 57.0
2009 313 22.0 14.2 62.0
2010 309 22.1 13.9 70.9
2011 299 22.4 13.3 66.6
2012 304 20.2 15.0 70.4
2013 280 19.8 14.1 73.6
2014 273 20.6 13.2 70.0
2015 274 18.0 15.2 52.9
2016 265 20.0 13.2 72.5
2017 522 40.1 13.0 70.1
2018 545 42.9 12.6 71.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Weldon Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 301 n/a n/a n/a
1990 318 21.0 15.1 n/a
1991 342 20.9 16.3 n/a
1992 402 23.0 17.4 42.3
1993 377 23.0 16.4 44.6
1994 382 23.3 16.4 23.3
1995 298 21.3 14.0 39.6
1996 298 21.3 14.0 39.6
1997 317 21.0 15.1 39.1
1998 319 21.0 15.2 43.6
1999 329 21.3 15.4 53.2
2000 295 23.1 12.8 52.9
2001 301 24.1 12.5 54.8
2002 304 20.0 15.2 56.3
2003 304 20.0 15.2 56.3
2004 311 21.2 14.7 54.3
2005 305 21.2 14.4 61.0
2006 307 21.2 14.5 64.5
2007 344 21.2 16.2 56.1
2008 323 22.2 14.5 57.0
2009 313 22.0 14.2 62.0
2010 309 22.1 13.9 70.9
2011 299 22.4 13.3 66.6
2012 304 20.2 15.0 70.4
2013 280 19.8 14.1 73.6
2014 273 20.6 13.2 70.0
2015 274 18.0 15.2 52.9
2016 265 20.0 13.2 72.5
2017 522 40.1 13.0 70.1
2018 545 42.9 12.6 71.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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