Hempstead Elementary School serves 764 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hempstead 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 19% (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 15% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 764 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 91%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Hempstead Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Hempstead Elementary School's student population of 764 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hempstead 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 Hempstead 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7370 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
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hempstead Elementary School's ranking?
Hempstead Elementary School is ranked #7370 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Hempstead Elementary School often compared to?
Hempstead Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hempstead High School, Hempstead Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Hempstead Elementary School?
764 students attend Hempstead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Hempstead Elementary School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Black, 9% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hempstead Elementary School?
Hempstead Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hempstead Elementary School offer ?
Hempstead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Hempstead Elementary School part of?
Hempstead Elementary School is part of Hempstead Independent School District.
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