Durham Elementary School

  • Durham Elementary School serves 601 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% 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 601 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students601 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Durham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Durham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Durham Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5038 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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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
63%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.540.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOUSTON ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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