Burrus Elementary School

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (713)867-5180
  • Burrus Elementary School serves 506 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Burrus Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 506 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students506 students
Burrus Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Burrus Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Burrus Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBurrus Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Burrus Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Hispanic
24%
52%
Burrus Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
76%
13%
Burrus Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
n/a
29%
Burrus Elementary School White Students (1989-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBurrus Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.41
Burrus Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
Burrus Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
Burrus Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 213,580 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,650 in this district is less than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,694 is less than the state average of $11,112. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
283
3
Number of Students Managed213,580832
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$2,166 MM$9 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$2,175 MM$9 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,650$10,798
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,694$11,112
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (713)696-6600
    0.6 9-12 741
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    0.9 miles
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    Houston, TX 77022
    (713)696-2686
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    1 miles
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    Houston, TX 77008
    (713)802-4725
    1 6-8 1274
  • Houston Roosevelt Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 736 students
    1 miles
    6700 Fulton St
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713)696-2820
    1 PK-5 736
  • Houston Field Elementary School
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    1.1 miles
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    Houston, TX 77008
    (713)867-5190
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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  12/6/2016
Of the faculty and staff I have met here, only half seem to be genuinely concerned for the wellbeing of the children. The other half, of whom I've met so far, seem more concerned with politics and personal agendas. I have received everything from empathy to an outright tongue-lashing by the head principal, with the AP standing right behind him in support of his behavior. Some faculty members seem to want to help and share information but are possibly too afraid to speak up for fear of retaliation for being a whistle blower. One thing is for sure, if your child attends this school especially, be involved and make sure the faculty, staff, and administrators see your face OFTEN and ASK QUESTIONS. The child without an advocate is the child that gets cheated and neglected. Unfortunately, that goes for most public schools in America these days.
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5  9/12/2012
Excellent school when I attended as a studnet and an excellent school today.
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Did You Know?
Texas public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Texas is Harmony Science Academy (austin) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.