Best Public Schools in Zip Code 76504


Summary:

The 76504 zip code area of Temple, Texas is home to 6 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools (one of which is an alternative school). These schools serve diverse student populations with varying levels of academic performance and student support services.

The standout schools in this area include Kennedy-Powell Elementary, which has the highest performance on state assessments with 57-59% of students meeting proficiency in reading and math, significantly above the district and state averages. The Travis Science Academy middle school also stands out, with 98% of students meeting proficiency on the Algebra I end-of-course exam, much higher than the district and state. In contrast, the Fred W. Edwards Academy AEC alternative high school has the lowest performance on state assessments, with only 19-35% of students meeting proficiency, though it maintains a respectable 83.5% four-year graduation rate.

Across the schools, there is a correlation between higher student performance and lower free/reduced lunch rates, with Kennedy-Powell Elementary having the lowest free/reduced lunch rate at 59.86% and the highest academic performance. The Temple Independent School District as a whole appears to be underperforming compared to state averages, indicating potential areas for improvement across the district.








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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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