Poe Elementary School

5100 Hazard St
Houston, TX 77098
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Poe Elementary School serves 881 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Poe Elementary School's student population of 881 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Poe Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Poe Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1099 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
52%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
38%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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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

The nearest high school to Poe Elementary School is Perfor & Visual Arts High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harmony Science Academy - Bryan (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bryan Harmony Science Academy - Bryan Charter School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 370 students
    0.1 miles
    2031 S Texas Ave
    Bryan, TX 77802
    (979) 779-2100
    0.1 K-8 370
  • Houston A+ Unlimited Potential Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 67 students
    0.9 miles
    2700 Southwest Fwy
    Houston, TX 77098
    (713) 204-3837
    0.9 6-8 67
  • Houston Lanier Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,469 student
    1.1 miles
    2600 Woodhead St
    Houston, TX 77098
    (713) 942-1900
    1.1 6-8 1,469
  • Houston Roberts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 759 students
    1.1 miles
    6000 Greenbriar St
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 295-5272
    1.1 PK-5 759
  • Houston Perfor & Visual Arts High School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 753 students
    1.3 miles
    4001 Stanford
    Houston, TX 77006
    (713) 942-1960
    1.3 9-12 753

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