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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: Garrett Primary School and Anderson Elementary School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Lufkin ISD.

Garrett Primary School has a regular student population of 347 with a 17.4 students/teacher ratio while Anderson Elementary School has 258 students and a student-teacher ratio of 13.6 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Garrett Primary School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89). It scored 89 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 only.

On the other hand, Anderson Elementary School also garnered a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 76 in student achievement, 86 in school progress, 78 in closing performance gaps and 84 overall in post-secondary readiness.
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Student Achievement
Student Progress
Closing Performance Gaps
89
Overall
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Good
  4/5
76
Student Achievement
86
Student Progress
78
Closing Performance Gaps
84
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.

Anderson Elementary School’s four out of seven distinctions are in Science and post-secondary and with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps. Garrett Primary School has no distinction.
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STAAR Data
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Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
4/7
Based on 2019
76STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Hispanics comprise the biggest group at Garrett Primary School. They make up for 45.24% of student population, followed by African Americans (34.01%), Whites or Caucasians (14.70%), Two or More Races (5.48%) and Asians (0.58%). There is no Native Americans student in the school.

At Anderson Elementary School, African Americans are the biggest group, comprising 43.80% of student population, followed by Hispanics (28.29%), Whites or Caucasians (23.26%), Asians (1.94%), Two or More Races (1.55%) and Native Americans (1.16%).

Based on household incomes, Garrett Primary School’s economically disadvantaged students are slightly lower at 97.41% compared to 84.88% at Anderson 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, Garrett Primary School has a slightly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 30.55% of its student population compared to 13.18% at Anderson Elementary School.

Garrett Primary School has no gifted and talented student, while 0.86% are in the special education program, and bilingual students comprise 30.55% students. Anderson Elementary School has no gifted and talented student, while 18.99% are in the special education program, and bilingual students comprise 13.18% students..
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 347
African American 34.01% (118 students)
Hispanic 45.24% (157 students)
White 14.70% (51 students)
Asian 0.58% (2 students)
Native American 0.00% (0 student)
Two or More Races 5.48% (19 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 97.41% (338 students)
Limited English Proficiency 30.55% (106 students)
Total Students 258
African American 43.80% (113 students)
Hispanic 28.29% (73 students)
White 23.26% (60 students)
Asian 1.94% (5 students)
Native American 1.16% (3 students)
Two or More Races 1.55% (4 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 84.88% (219 students)
Limited English Proficiency 13.18% (34 students)
Program
Bilingual 30.55% (106 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.00% (0 student)
Special Education 0.86% (3 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 5.01% (17 students)
Bilingual 13.18% (34 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.00% (0 student)
Special Education 18.99% (49 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 5.27% (14 students)
Staff Profile
20 teachers employed at Garrett Primary School have been teaching in the school for an average of about 6.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.4 years. The 19 teachers at Anderson Elementary School have been serving the school for an average of 11.8 years with individual teaching experience averaging 15.2 years.

Of its teaching staff, Garrett Primary School has three teachers serving the school for over 20 years, three teachers have worked for 11-20 years, eight teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while four teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers. Anderson Elementary School has six teachers serving the school for over 20 years, eight teachers have worked for 11-20 years, two teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while three teachers have worked for 1-5 years, and school has no beginning teacher.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Garrett Primary School has an all-female teaching staff. Of its teaching staff, zero special education teacherhelpping-verb being assisted by 18 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has one staff member only in the school administration department and two more working as school support staff.

At Anderson Elementary School there are 17 female teachers and two male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are two special education teachers and seven teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and three more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 15.00% (3 teachers)
10 - 20 years 15.00% (3 teachers)
6 - 10 years 40.00% (8 teachers)
1- 5 years 20.00% (4 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 10.00% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 6.6 yrs
Over 20 years 31.58% (6 teachers)
10 - 20 years 42.11% (8 teachers)
6 - 10 years 10.53% (2 teachers)
1- 5 years 15.79% (3 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 0.00% (0 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 15.2 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 11.8 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 100.00% (20 teachers)
Male Teachers 0.00% (0 teacher)
School Admin 1
School Support 2
Edu Aids 18
Special Education 0
Female Teachers 89.47% (17 teachers)
Male Teachers 10.53% (2 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 3
Edu Aids 7
Special Education 2

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Compare Garrett Primary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Dunbar Primary School
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  Good 
0.33 miles
Brandon Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.54 miles
Coston Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.93 miles
Hackney Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.56 miles
Kurth Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.26 miles
Herty Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.28 miles
Trout Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.41 miles
Brookhollow Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.41 miles
Burley Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.62 miles
Slack Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.78 miles
Anderson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.71 miles

Compare Anderson Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Slack Elementary School
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  Average 
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2.2 miles
Burley Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.37 miles
Kurth Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.54 miles
Trout Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.9 miles
Brookhollow Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.52 miles
Hackney Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.98 miles
Coston Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.5 miles
Garrett Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.71 miles
Herty Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.9 miles
Dunbar Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.95 miles
Brandon Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
5.13 miles

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