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John W Runyon Elementary School is a public elementary school in Dallas. The principal of John W Runyon Elementary School is Sherry Williams, who can be contacted at shewilliams@dallasisd.org. 733 students attend John W Runyon Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 48% of the John W Runyon Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 94% of the 733 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 97% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at John W Runyon Elementary School is 17:1. Pleasant Grove Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 62% 67%
Black, non-Hispanic 36% 28%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 5%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 86%
Limited English proficiency 48% 33%
Economically disadvantaged 94% 85%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I have two daughters at John W. Runyon and i just love the teachers that they had in the past. My oldest daughter when she started there in kindergarden i transferred her from Inspired Vision Academy to Runyon and her teacher said that she was really behind in her learning. She said that she was going to work really hard for her to learn what she needs to be in the same level as the other kids and for me and my family to also help her. So we did and she did great. Her kindergarden teacher was great she is a wonderful teacher with alot of patients.

  • (6 years ago)

    I agree I have a third grader and first grader there and they both have had wonderful teachers and seem to learn a great deal. I wouldnt change anything either I do hate that we moved and now my children may have to go to a new school I hope they are as good as Runyon.

  • (7 years ago)

    Both of my children attend John W. Runyon Elementary.The 2006-2007 school year was their first year there and I have no complaints. My son is in the PPCD Program and he could not have had better teachers. They really care about the students and helping them achieve their gaols. My daughter was in the forth grade and had great teachers as well. They really put forth the extra effort in helping the students. Everyone we had dealings with last school year were child focused. I'm glad my children attend this school. I would highly recommend Runyon to anyone for a great learning enviroment.

  • (7 years ago)

    My son attends John W. Runyon Elementary he is in the first grade and his teacher is the best I wouldn't change anything about her or this school. I would have to say from all the different Elementary Schools I have been too and have seen this one blows all of them away!

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