Barksdale Elementary School

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2424 Midway Rd

Plano, TX 75093

(469) 752-0100

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 634

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Barksdale Elementary School

Compare with other school in Plano area, this one doesn't have enough homework every week. Nor does parent know the details that student had learn from school. The Monthly newsletter doesn't provide enough details for parent to assist student academically at home. We have no clue what was taught at school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/14

We had a really good experience at Barksdale. It's an awesome institution. Our children learned a lot and enjoyed their years at Barksdale. Management is always helpful and keep things running smoothly. PTA plays a very supportive role. Its a diverse community and everyone feels welcome. We are very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/13

We have had awesome experience at Barksdale. This is last year for my youngest so we'll be saying goodbye. Both my kids loved there teachers and learned a lot. Not only academics but athletics and music were excellent. Class sizes were small and student body was diverse, PTA is truly awesome. What I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/13

Compared to schools in the state is a great school compared to schools in the city of Plano it is average and nothing sets it apart like some others. It is a very large school based of the numbers of students the class sizes are always at the max # allowed and at times even over the max allowed by TX ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/13

Great school with fantasic teachers and students. Many extra programs and great community. My son just graduated from here and I credit this school for helping him on his road to success.

Posted by a parent on 06/01/12

Barksdale is an excellent elementary school. The teachers are wonderful and very experienced at dealing with a wide range of abilities and learning styles. The PE program is excellent, the kids go 4 times a week. Counseling program is great. Class sizes tend to be 19-21 children, a good balance compared ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/10

Barksdale is a fantastic school and it lends itself academically to all types of children. The school does an amazing job balancing their students differences by differentiating instruction and focusing on the students abilities and strengthening their weaknesses. The teachers are very professional ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/09

To the parent who submitted the concern about the weak music program (8/8/06). There are new music teachers as of the beginning of the 2007-08 school year. They are super music teachers and my kids really love going to music now.

Posted by a parent on 06/13/08

I moved to Plano for their schools and eventually chose Barksdale... I was very let down. My child has ADHD and they could not and would not deal with him. It was very frustrating as a single parent getting called at work several times a week to come pick him up. I would NOT recommend this school to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/08

I forever have enjoyed working at this school. We care about the students.

Posted by a teacher on 11/15/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Barksdale Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Barksdale Elementary School
Plano Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Plano schools — Barksdale Elementary School is located at 2424 Midway Rd, Plano TX 75093. 2424 Midway Rd is in the 75093 ZIP code in Plano, TX The school district for Barksdale Elementary School is the Plano Isd. Barksdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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