Poe Elementary School serves 791 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Poe Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 791 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 52% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 61% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Poe Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Poe Elementary School's student population of 791 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Poe Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Poe Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1120 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Poe Elementary School's ranking?
Poe Elementary School is ranked #1120 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Poe Elementary School?
791 students attend Poe Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Poe Elementary School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Black, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Poe Elementary School?
Poe Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Poe Elementary School offer ?
Poe Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Poe Elementary School part of?
Poe Elementary School is part of Houston ISD School District.
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