Herrera Elementary School

525 Bennington St
Houston, TX 77022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Herrera Elementary School serves 888 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Herrera Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 47% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Herrera Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Herrera Elementary School's student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Herrera Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Herrera Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#2640 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Herrera Elementary School is Highpoint (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Roosevelt Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 657 students
    0.4 miles
    6700 Fulton St
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713) 696-2820
    0.4 PK-5 657
  • Houston Highpoint Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 22 students
    0.6 miles
    6300 Irvington
    Houston, TX 77022
    (281) 449-1011
    0.6 6-12 22
  • Houston Janowski Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    0.6 miles
    7500 Bauman Rd
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713) 696-2844
    0.6 PK-5 588
  • Houston Burbank Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,416 student
    1.1 miles
    315 Berry Rd
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713) 696-2720
    1.1 6-8 1,416
  • Houston Jefferson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    1.1 miles
    5000 Sharman St
    Houston, TX 77009
    (713) 696-2778
    1.1 PK-5 445

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