Memorial Drive Elementary School

11202 Smithdale
Houston, TX 77024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Memorial Drive Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Memorial Drive Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Memorial Drive Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Memorial Drive Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Memorial Drive Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Testing Rank
#528 out of 7999 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
65%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpring Branch Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Memorial Drive Elementary School is Harris County J J A E P (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Spring Branch Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Harris County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 9 | 1 student
    0.9 miles
    955 Campbell Rd
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 464-1511
    0.9 9 1
  • Houston Memorial High School Math: 64% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,669 students
    0.9 miles
    935 Echo Ln
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 251-2500
    0.9 9-12 2,669
  • Houston Spring Branch Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-9 | 1,112 student
    0.9 miles
    1000 Piney Point
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 281-4400
    0.9 6-9 1,112
  • Houston Hunters Creek Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 673 students
    1.0 miles
    10650 Beinhorn
    Houston, TX 77080
    (713) 251-6000
    1 K-5 673
  • Houston Bunker Hill Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 641 students
    1.6 miles
    11950 Taylorcrest
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 251-5400
    1.6 PK-5 641

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