500 E. Houston Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Houston Elementary School served 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Houston Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 45% (which was equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Houston Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
369 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#978 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Houston Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
45%
45%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
50%
44%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Houston Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Houston Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Houston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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