Houston Elementary School

310 S Sherman
Houston, MN 55943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Houston Elementary School serves 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Houston Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Houston Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Houston Elementary School's student population of 218 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#311 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
10%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
96%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston Elementary School's ranking?
Houston Elementary School is ranked #311 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Houston Elementary School?
218 students attend Houston Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Houston Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houston Elementary School?
Houston Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Houston Elementary School offer ?
Houston Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Houston Elementary School part of?
Houston Elementary School is part of Houston Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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