Houston Elementary School

  • Houston Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) 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 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Houston Elementary School's student population of 455 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3099 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
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
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
97%
52%
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Black
n/a
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 2010-11 school year data.
White
3%
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.
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 Score0.060.64
This chart display the diversity score of Houston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHARLINGEN CISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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