Houston Elementary School

  • Houston Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Houston Elementary School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#4861 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
71%
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
23%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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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 Score0.450.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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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 NamePort Arthur Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • Port Arthur Bob Hope School Charter School
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    0.6 miles
    2849 9th Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409)983-3244
    0.6 6-12 603
  • Port Arthur Tyrrell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 889 students
    1.0 miles
    4401 Ferndale Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409)984-4660
    1.0 PK-5 889
  • Port Arthur Jefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 967 students
    1.6 miles
    2200 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409)984-4860
    1.6 6-8 967
  • Port Arthur Lee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
    2.0 miles
    3900 10th St
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409)984-8300
    2.0 PK-5 824
  • Port Arthur Memorial High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2145 students
    2.1 miles
    3501 Ssgt Lucian Adam Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409)984-4000
    2.1 9-12 2145

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