Houston Elementary School

500 E. Houston Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Houston Elementary School serves 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Houston Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Houston Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#826 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
57%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilbert Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Houston Elementary School is Leading Edge Academy Online (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burk Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbert Burk Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    0.9 miles
    545 N. Burk St.
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 926-3816
    0.9 PK-6 354
  • Gilbert Leading Edge Academy Online Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 47 students
    1.0 miles
    633 E. Ray Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (480) 633-0414
    1 6-12 47
  • Gilbert Leading Edge Academy Gilbert Early College Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 269 students
    1.1 miles
    717 W. Ray Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 545-8011
    1.1 7-12 269
  • Gilbert Leading Edge Academy Gilbert Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 230 students
    1.1 miles
    717 W. Ray Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (480) 545-6646
    1.1 K-6 230
  • Gilbert Oak Tree Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 542 students
    1.1 miles
    505 W. Houston
    Gilbert, AZ 85233
    (480) 497-3300
    1.1 PK-6 542

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