Sutton Elementary School

Sutton Elementary School serves 1,058 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Sutton Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 1058 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,058 students
Sutton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Sutton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sutton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Sutton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
Sutton Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
76%
50%
Sutton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
13%
Sutton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
31%
Sutton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sutton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sutton 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.
0.41 0.99
Sutton 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.
47%
44%
Sutton 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.
6%
7%
Sutton 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 221,759 766
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $0
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $0
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 Beechnut Academy (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kaleidoscope/caleidoscopio Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alief Isd J J A E P (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Long Middle School
    Magnet School
    6501 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston , TX , 77074
    (713)778-3380
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  689  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Las Americas Middle School
    Alternative School
    6501 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston , TX , 77074
    (713)773-5300
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Kaleidoscope/caleidoscopio Middle School
    Charter School
    6501 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston , TX , 77074
    (713)773-5300
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Alief Isd J J A E P
    Alternative School
    7055 Beechnut
    Houston , TX , 77074
    (713)755-4766
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  6-11
  • Houston New Aspirations High School
    Alternative School
    7055 Beechnut
    Houston , TX , 77074
    (713)394-3566
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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