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Choosing the best possible elementary school is critical to a child’s foundational development. In Texas, public school districts adopt curriculum standards set by the State Board of Education. The current standards, called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, outline what students should be able to learn and do in each course or grade. The curriculum is structured around the fundamentals of mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, music and reading.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two above average elementary schools: Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School and Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Mckinney ISD.

Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School has a regular student population of 643 with a 15 students/teacher ratio while Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School has 493 students and a student-teacher ratio of 12.4 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 88 in student achievement, 86 in school progress, and 88 in closing performance gaps. It scored 88 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School also garnered a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 77 in student achievement, 81 in school progress, 76 in closing performance gaps and 80 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
88
Student Achievement
86
Student Progress
88
Closing Performance Gaps
88
Overall
B
Good
  4/5
77
Student Achievement
81
Student Progress
76
Closing Performance Gaps
80
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Both schools garnered only one distinction designation or award for performance. For Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School this is in with 25% student progress while Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School secured one for Reading/English Language Arts (ELA) .
1/7
Based on 2019
88STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
1/7
Based on 2019
77STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School. They make up for 51.32% of student population, followed by Hispanics (19.13%), African Americans (15.86%), Asians (8.86%), Two or More Races (4.04%) and Native Americans (0.47%).

At Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School, Hispanics are the biggest group, comprising 48.28% of student population, followed by Whites or Caucasians (27.99%), African Americans (17.85%), Two or More Races (2.84%), Asians (2.43%) and Native Americans (0.61%).

Based on household incomes, the Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School’s economically disadvantaged students are lower at 28.62% compared to 65.92% at Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School has 53 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 8.24% of student population. Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School has slightly more ELLs at 177 or about 35.90% of student population.

Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School’s bilingual students comprise 7.47%, gifted and talented students, 10.11%, while 12.91% are in the special education program. Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School bilingual students comprise 35.50%, gifted and talented students, 3.85%, and 14.00% are in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 643
African American 15.86% (102 students)
Hispanic 19.13% (123 students)
White 51.32% (330 students)
Asian 8.86% (57 students)
Native American 0.47% (3 students)
Two or More Races 4.04% (26 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 28.62% (184 students)
Limited English Proficiency 8.24% (53 students)
Total Students 493
African American 17.85% (88 students)
Hispanic 48.28% (238 students)
White 27.99% (138 students)
Asian 2.43% (12 students)
Native American 0.61% (3 students)
Two or More Races 2.84% (14 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 65.92% (325 students)
Limited English Proficiency 35.90% (177 students)
Program
Bilingual 7.47% (48 students)
Gifted & Talented 10.11% (65 students)
Special Education 12.91% (83 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.33% (15 students)
Bilingual 35.50% (175 students)
Gifted & Talented 3.85% (19 students)
Special Education 14.00% (69 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.52% (12 students)
Staff Profile
43 teachers employed at Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School have been teaching in the school for an average of about 5.8 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.8 years. The 40 teachers at Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School have been serving the school for an average of 7.8 years with individual teaching experience averaging 13.5 years.

Of its teaching staff, Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School has two teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 18 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, eight teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 12 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers. Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School has six teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 16 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, seven teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while eight teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School there are 40 female teachers and three male teachers. Of its teaching staff, seven special education teachers are being assisted by 10 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and six more working as school support staff.

At Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School there are 38 female teachers and two male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are three special education teachers and six teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and eight more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 5.14% (2 teachers)
10 - 20 years 42.52% (18 teachers)
6 - 10 years 19.39% (8 teachers)
1- 5 years 28.04% (12 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 4.67% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.8 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.8 yrs
Over 20 years 15.62% (6 teachers)
10 - 20 years 41.31% (16 teachers)
6 - 10 years 17.63% (7 teachers)
1- 5 years 20.40% (8 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 5.04% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 13.5 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.8 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 92.52% (40 teachers)
Male Teachers 7.24% (3 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 6
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 7
Female Teachers 94.96% (38 teachers)
Male Teachers 5.04% (2 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 8
Edu Aids 6
Special Education 3

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  Name Ratings Distance
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
0.64 miles
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.01 miles
Roy Lee Walker Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.25 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.51 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.2 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.41 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.93 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.99 miles
Slaughter Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.24 miles
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.36 miles
Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.6 miles
Finch Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.81 miles
Burks Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.89 miles
Caldwell Elementary School
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  Below Average 
  Below Average 
4 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.14 miles
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.24 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.39 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
4.65 miles
Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.72 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
6.38 miles

Compare Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.49 miles
Slaughter Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.56 miles
Burks Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.82 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.88 miles
Caldwell Elementary School
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  Below Average 
  Below Average 
2.37 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.94 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.02 miles
Finch Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.11 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.24 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.5 miles
Roy Lee Walker Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.53 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.75 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.13 miles
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
4.35 miles
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.4 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.55 miles
Jesse McGowen Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.72 miles
Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
5.08 miles
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
5.13 miles

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