H L Higgins Elementary School

  • H L Higgins Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 55% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • H L Higgins Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • H L Higgins Elementary School's student population of 671 students has declined 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 Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • H L Higgins 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of H L Higgins Elementary School is 0.56, 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#1620 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
65%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitehouse Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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