Durham Elementary School

  • Durham Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Durham 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Durham Elementary School's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students570 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Durham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Durham Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Durham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durham Elementary School is 0.53, 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 School Rank#5367 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Durham Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Durham 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)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Durham 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 Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Durham Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Durham Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Hispanic
64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Durham Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
16%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Durham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Durham Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Durham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Durham Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Durham 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
64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Durham 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
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Durham 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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