Houghton Elementary School (Closed 2015)

1604 Johnson St
Saginaw, MI 48601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Houghton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 67%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 95% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
270 students
This chart display total students of Houghton Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Houghton Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Houghton Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(13-14)
15-19%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
(13-14)
20-24%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Houghton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
86%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
5%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houghton Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.26
This chart display the diversity score of Houghton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houghton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 67% MI state average).
How many students attend Houghton Elementary School?
270 students attend Houghton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Houghton Elementary School students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houghton Elementary School?
Houghton Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Houghton Elementary School offer ?
Houghton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Houghton Elementary School part of?
Houghton Elementary School is part of Saginaw School District Of The City Of.

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