Gross Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gross 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 507 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Gross Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Gross Elementary School's student population of 507 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gross Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gross 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4545 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gross Elementary School's ranking?
Gross Elementary School is ranked #4545 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Gross Elementary School often compared to?
Gross Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Milne Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Gross Elementary School?
507 students attend Gross Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Gross Elementary School students are Hispanic, 41% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gross Elementary School?
Gross Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gross Elementary School offer ?
Gross Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gross Elementary School part of?
Gross Elementary School is part of Houston ISD School District.
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