Houston Elementary School

2929 Marquis St
Lancaster, TX 75134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Houston Elementary School serves 703 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Houston Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Houston Elementary School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students703 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Houston Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Houston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Houston 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4371 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
47%
52%
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Black
50%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Houston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Houston Elementary School is Lancaster High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is D A Hulcy Steam Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gateway Charter Academy -el (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Gateway Charter Academy -el Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    1.6 miles
    6103 University Hills Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75241
    (214) 375-2039
    1.6 PK-5 457
  • Lancaster Rolling Hills Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.9 miles
    450 Rolling Hills Pl
    Lancaster, TX 75146
    (972) 218-1525
    1.9 PK-5 509
  • Lancaster Lancaster High School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,133 students
    2.0 miles
    200 E Wintergreen Rd
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972) 218-1800
    2 9-12 2,133
  • Desoto The Meadows Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    2.0 miles
    1016 The Meadows Pkwy
    Desoto, TX 75115
    (972) 224-0960
    2 K-5 450
  • Lancaster Rosa Parks/millbrook Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    2.0 miles
    630 Millbrook Dr
    Lancaster, TX 75146
    (972) 218-1564
    2 PK-5 496

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