De Zavala Elementary School

  • De Zavala Elementary School serves 593 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • De Zavala Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

De Zavala Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • De Zavala Elementary School's student population of 593 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students593 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of De Zavala Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • De Zavala Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of De Zavala Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#1943 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in De Zavala Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.060.64
This chart display the diversity score of De Zavala Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in De Zavala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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