Mcgowen Elementary School

  • Mcgowen Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcgowen Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Mcgowen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Mcgowen Elementary School's student population of 467 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
This chart display total students of Mcgowen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Mcgowen Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mcgowen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Mcgowen Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mcgowen Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcgowen Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7354 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Mcgowen Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcgowen 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mcgowen Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
26%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
74%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.400.64
This chart display the diversity score of Mcgowen Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcgowen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Kashmere High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 724 students
    0.8 miles
    6900 Wileyvale St
    Houston, TX 77028
    (713) 636-6400
    0.8 9-12 724
  • Houston Cook Junior Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    1.0 miles
    7115 Lockwood
    Houston, TX 77016
    (713) 636-6040
    1.0 PK-5 669
  • Houston Kashmere Gardens Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    1.4 miles
    4901 Lockwood Dr
    Houston, TX 77026
    (713) 671-4160
    1.4 PK-5 414
  • Houston Kipp 3d Academy Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 440 students
    1.4 miles
    500 Tidwell Dr
    Houston, TX 77074
    (713) 636-6082
    1.4 5-8 440
  • Houston Kipp Dream Prep Charter School
    Grades: PK-4 | 864 students
    1.4 miles
    500 Tidwell Dr
    Houston, TX 77074
    (713) 636-6082
    1.4 PK-4 864

School Reviews

Review Mcgowen Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.
Learn 8 ways to guide your conversations with children when discussing high-profile acts of violence in schools.
Traditional Christmas carols, such as "Silent Night," may be sounds of the past on public school campuses. Learn about why schools are banning Christmas carols and how some parents are protesting the changes.