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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: Kurth Primary School and Dunbar Primary 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.

Kurth Primary School has a regular student population of 296 with a 14.8 students/teacher ratio while Dunbar Primary School has 361 students and a student-teacher ratio of 15.9 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Kurth Primary School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89). It scored 84 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, Dunbar Primary School also garnered a State accountability rating of B. The school posted only 87 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
Student Achievement
Student Progress
Closing Performance Gaps
84
Overall
B
Good
  4/5
Student Achievement
Student Progress
Closing Performance Gaps
87
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.

Distinction Designations for Kurth Primary School and Dunbar Primary School are not applicable as neither one earned a recognition for outstanding achievement in seven categories.
0/7
Based on 2019
STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
0/7
Based on 2019
STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, African Americans comprise the biggest group at Kurth Primary School. They make up for 39.19% of student population, followed by Hispanics (30.74%), Whites or Caucasians (21.62%), Two or More Races (6.08%), Asians (2.03%) and Native Americans (0.34%).

At Dunbar Primary School, Whites or Caucasians are the biggest group, comprising 39.34% of student population, followed by African Americans (34.35%), Hispanics (18.84%), Two or More Races (4.71%) and Asians (2.77%). There is no Native Americans student in the school.

Based on household incomes, Kurth Primary School’s economically disadvantaged students are slightly lower at 87.16% compared to 60.94% at Dunbar Primary 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, Kurth Primary School has a higher number of English Language Learners comprising 12.50% of its student population compared to 5.54% at Dunbar Primary School.

Kurth Primary School has no gifted and talented student, while 5.74% are in the special education program, and bilingual students comprise 12.50% students. Dunbar Primary School 5.82% are in the special education program, 60.66% are in the gifted and talented program, and bilingual students comprise 5.26% students..
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 296
African American 39.19% (116 students)
Hispanic 30.74% (91 students)
White 21.62% (64 students)
Asian 2.03% (6 students)
Native American 0.34% (1 student)
Two or More Races 6.08% (18 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 87.16% (258 students)
Limited English Proficiency 12.50% (37 students)
Total Students 361
African American 34.35% (124 students)
Hispanic 18.84% (68 students)
White 39.34% (142 students)
Asian 2.77% (10 students)
Native American 0.00% (0 student)
Two or More Races 4.71% (17 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 60.94% (220 students)
Limited English Proficiency 5.54% (20 students)
Program
Bilingual 12.50% (37 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.00% (0 student)
Special Education 5.74% (17 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 5.00% (15 students)
Bilingual 5.26% (19 students)
Gifted & Talented 60.66% (219 students)
Special Education 5.82% (21 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 4.40% (16 students)
Staff Profile
20 teachers employed at Kurth Primary School have been teaching in the school for an average of about 7.5 years with individual teaching experience averaging 9.6 years. The 23 teachers at Dunbar Primary School have been serving the school for an average of 10.5 years with individual teaching experience averaging 13.4 years.

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

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Kurth Primary School has an all-female teaching staff. Of its teaching staff, one special education teacher is being assisted by seven teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and two more working as school support staff.

At Dunbar Primary School there are 22 female teachers and one male teacher only. Of its teaching staff, there are one special education teacher only and four teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs two staff members working for the school administration and four more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 10.00% (2 teachers)
10 - 20 years 27.00% (5 teachers)
6 - 10 years 15.00% (3 teachers)
1- 5 years 30.00% (6 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 18.00% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.6 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.5 yrs
Over 20 years 22.03% (5 teachers)
10 - 20 years 31.28% (7 teachers)
6 - 10 years 17.62% (4 teachers)
1- 5 years 29.07% (7 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 0.00% (0 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 13.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 10.5 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 100.00% (20 teachers)
Male Teachers 0.00% (0 teacher)
School Admin 2
School Support 2
Edu Aids 7
Special Education 1
Female Teachers 97.36% (22 teachers)
Male Teachers 2.64% (1 teacher)
School Admin 2
School Support 4
Edu Aids 4
Special Education 1

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Compare Kurth Primary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Hackney Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.51 miles
Burley Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.62 miles
Trout Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.69 miles
Slack Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
1.71 miles
Coston Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.96 miles
Garrett Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.26 miles
Dunbar Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.47 miles
Anderson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.54 miles
Herty Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.58 miles
Brandon Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.74 miles
Brookhollow Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.01 miles

Compare Dunbar Primary School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Garrett Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.33 miles
Brandon Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.59 miles
Coston Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.85 miles
Hackney Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.56 miles
Herty Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.12 miles
Kurth Primary School
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  Good 
  Good 
2.47 miles
Trout Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
2.74 miles
Burley Primary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.73 miles
Brookhollow Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.74 miles
Slack Elementary School
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  Average 
  Average 
3.9 miles
Anderson Elementary School
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  Good 
  Good 
4.95 miles

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