Houston Elementary School

3245 36th St
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Houston Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Houston Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 45% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower 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% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Houston Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 0.44, 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
#2977 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
72%
52%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePort Arthur Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Houston Elementary School is Bob Hope School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Arthur Bob Hope School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 666 students
    0.6 miles
    2849 9th Ave
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 983-3244
    0.6 6-12 666
  • Port Arthur Bob Hope School - El Campus Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-3 | 310 students
    0.9 miles
    4301 32nd St
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 983-3244
    0.9 PK-3 310
  • Port Arthur Tyrrell Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 895 students
    1.0 miles
    4401 Ferndale Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4660
    1 PK-5 895
  • Port Arthur Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    1.4 miles
    327 Thomas Blvd
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 982-5400
    1.4 9-12 62
  • Port Arthur Jefferson Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
    1.6 miles
    2200 Jefferson Dr
    Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 984-4860
    1.6 6-8 925

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