Houston Lower Elementary School

123 Starkville Street
Houston, MS 38851
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Houston Lower Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Houston Lower Elementary School's student population of 407 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Houston Lower Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
38%
48%
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White
51%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houston Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houston Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Houston Lower Elementary School is Houston High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Houston Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Houston High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 462 students
    0.4 miles
    634 Starkville Road
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-3320
    0.4 9-12 462
  • Houston Houston Career & Technology Ed. Vocational School

    0.5 miles
    634-a Starkville Road
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-3748
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Houston Houston Alternative School Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    632 Starkville Rd.
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-9491
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Houston Houston Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 391 students
    0.6 miles
    632-a Starkville Street
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-5174
    0.6 6-8 391
  • Houston Houston Upper Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 447 students
    0.9 miles
    452 Pittsboro Street
    Houston, MS 38851
    (662) 456-2797
    0.9 3-5 447

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