Houston Elementary School

310 S Sherman
Houston, MN 55943
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Houston Elementary School serves 289 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Houston Elementary School's student population of 289 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#312 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.080.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Houston Elementary School is Houston Secondary (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Minnesota Virtual Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Houston Secondary Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 197 students
    0.3 miles
    306 W Elm St
    Houston, MN 55943
    (507) 896-5323
    0.3 7-12 197
  • Houston Minnesota Virtual Academy Math: 34% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,539 student
    0.3 miles
    306 W Elm St
    Houston, MN 55943
    (507) 896-5323
    0.3 K-12 1,539
  • Houston Summit Learning Program Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 15 students
    0.3 miles
    306 W Elm St
    Houston, MN 55943
    (507) 896-5323
    0.3 9-12 15
  • Caledonia Caledonia Middle School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 148 students
    8.8 miles
    825 N Warrior Ave
    Caledonia, MN 55921
    (507) 725-3316
    8.8 6-8 148
  • Caledonia Caledonia Senior High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 243 students
    8.8 miles
    825 N Warrior Ave
    Caledonia, MN 55921
    (507) 725-3316
    8.8 9-12 243

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