Red Elementary School

Red Elementary School serves 588 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Red Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 588 students
Red Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Red Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Red Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Red Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Red Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
58%
50%
Red Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
13%
Red Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
31%
Red Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Red Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Red Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.64
Red Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
44%
Red Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Red Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
3
Number of Students Managed 221,759 799
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harmony School Of Ingenuity (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harmony School Of Ingenuity (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meyerpark Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Meyerpark Elementary School
    Charter School
    10912 South Post Oak Rd
    Houston , TX , 77035
    (713)729-9712
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Houston Harmony School Of Ingenuity
    Charter School
    10555 Stella Link Rd
    Houston , TX , 77025
    (713)664-1020
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  583  students  |  Gr.  KG-10
  • Houston Varnett Charter School
    Charter School
    5025 South Willow Dr
    Houston , TX , 77035
    (713)723-4699
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  778  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Kolter Elementary School
    Magnet School
    9710 Runnymeade Dr
    Houston , TX , 77096
    (713)726-3630
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Johnston Middle School
    Magnet School
    10410 Manhattan Dr
    Houston , TX , 77096
    (713)726-3616
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  1501  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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