Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School

6720 New Forest Pkwy
Houston, TX 77049
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School serves 688 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School's student population of 688 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#3710 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
47%
52%
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Black
43%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena Park Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary School is North Shore Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Shore Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cobb 6th Grade Campus (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Cobb 6th Grade Campus Math: 47% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 1,142 student
    0.3 miles
    6722 Uvalde
    Houston, TX 77049
    (832) 386-2100
    0.3 6 1,142
  • Houston North Shore Senior High School Math: 53% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 4,778 students
    0.8 miles
    353 N Castlegory
    Houston, TX 77049
    (832) 386-4100
    0.8 9-12 4,778
  • Houston Purple Sage Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.0 miles
    6500 Purple Sage Blvd
    Houston, TX 77049
    (832) 386-3100
    1 PK-5 548
  • Houston James B Havard Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
    1.1 miles
    15150 Wallisville Rd
    Houston, TX 77049
    (832) 386-3710
    1.1 PK-5 690
  • Houston North Shore Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,406 student
    1.2 miles
    120 Castlegory
    Houston, TX 77015
    (832) 386-2600
    1.2 7-8 1,406

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