Houston Elementary School (Closed 2021)

500 E Houston Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Houston Elementary School served 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Houston Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 45-49% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
377 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#429 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
51%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston Elementary School's ranking?
Houston Elementary School is ranked #429 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Houston Elementary School?
377 students attend Houston Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Houston Elementary School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houston Elementary School?
Houston Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Houston Elementary School offer ?
Houston Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Houston Elementary School part of?
Houston Elementary School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

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