Atherton Elementary School

2011 Solo St
Houston, TX 77020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Atherton Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Atherton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Atherton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Atherton Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Atherton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Atherton Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7543 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
26%
53%
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Black
72%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Atherton Elementary School's ranking?
Atherton Elementary School is ranked #7543 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Atherton Elementary School often compared to?
Atherton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Henderson N Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Atherton Elementary School?
448 students attend Atherton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Atherton Elementary School students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Atherton Elementary School?
Atherton Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Atherton Elementary School offer ?
Atherton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Atherton Elementary School part of?
Atherton Elementary School is part of Houston ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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