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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.

When we compared Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School, which is a part of Mckinney ISD, with Roy Lee Walker Elementary School, which is a part of Mckinney ISD, we noted a slight difference in ratings.

Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School has a regular student population of 643 with a 15 students/teacher ratio while Roy Lee Walker Elementary School has 527 students and a student-teacher ratio of 15.6 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, Roy Lee Walker Elementary School performed better to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 93 in student achievement, 85 in school progress, 100 in closing performance gaps and 95 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
88
Student Achievement
86
Student Progress
88
Student Achievement
88
Overall
A
Excellent
  5/5
93
Student Achievement
85
Student Progress
100
Student Achievement
95
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.

It is in this area where the two schools differ. Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School’s only distinction designation is in Comparative Closing the Gaps.Roy Lee Walker Elementary School’s four out of seven only distinction designation is in Comparative Closing the Gaps.
1/7
Based on 2019
88STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
4/7
Based on 2019
93STAAR 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 Roy Lee Walker Elementary School, Whites or Caucasians make up 67.74% of student population, followed by Hispanics (13.47%), African Americans (6.83%), Asians (6.26%), Two or More Races (4.93%) and Native Americans (0.38%)

Based on household incomes, Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School’s economically disadvantaged students are slightly lower at 28.62% compared to 8.92% at Roy Lee Walker 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 and Roy Lee Walker Elementary School have no English Language Leaners or ELLS.

In addition, Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School has 7.47% bilingual students, 10.11% are in the gifted and talented program, while 12.91% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with 1.90% bilingual students, 14.61% gifted and talented students and 9.11% students 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 527
African American 6.83% (36 students)
Hispanic 13.47% (71 students)
White 67.74% (357 students)
Asian 6.26% (33 students)
Native American 0.38% (2 students)
Two or More Races 4.93% (26 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 8.92% (47 students)
Limited English Proficiency 2.28% (12 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 1.90% (10 students)
Gifted & Talented 14.61% (77 students)
Special Education 9.11% (48 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.96% (16 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 34 teachers at Roy Lee Walker Elementary School have been serving the school for an average of 7.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.4 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. Roy Lee Walker Elementary School has one teacher only serving the school for over 20 years, 13 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, eight teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while seven teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including four 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 Roy Lee Walker Elementary School there are 31 female teachers and three male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are two special education teachers and three teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and five 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 3.25% (1 teacher)
10 - 20 years 39.64% (13 teachers)
6 - 10 years 24.56% (8 teachers)
1- 5 years 20.71% (7 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 11.83% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.3 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 90.24% (31 teachers)
Male Teachers 9.76% (3 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 5
Edu Aids 3
Special Education 2

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Compare Jesse Mcgowen Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  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 Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Reuben Johnson Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Reuben Johnson Elementary School
  Good 
  Good 
0.97 miles
Valley Creek Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Valley Creek Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.13 miles
Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Arthur H McNeil Elementary School
  Average 
  Average 
1.18 miles
Jesse McGowen Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.25 miles
Glen Oaks Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Glen Oaks Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.57 miles
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.82 miles
Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Gary and Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary School
  Good 
  Good 
1.82 miles
Slaughter Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Slaughter Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.16 miles
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.29 miles
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary School
  Average 
  Average 
2.58 miles
Burks Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Burks Elementary School
  Average 
  Average 
3 miles
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.03 miles
Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Dean and Mildred Bennett Elementary School
  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.11 miles
Caldwell Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Caldwell Elementary School
  Below Average 
  Below Average 
3.27 miles
Finch Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Finch Elementary School
  Average 
  Average 
3.31 miles
J B Wilmeth Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.48 miles
Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
Compare Roy Lee Walker Elementary School with Jose de Jesus and Maria Luisa Vega Elementary School
  Good 
  Good 
3.53 miles
C T Eddins Elementary School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
3.63 miles
Webb Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
4.02 miles
Naomi Press Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
5.28 miles

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