Houston Elementary School

  • Houston Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Houston Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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

School Overview

  • Houston Elementary School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students592 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Houston Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1757 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Houston Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.620.63
This chart display the diversity score of Houston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDenton ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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