Postma Elementary School

  • Postma Elementary School serves 1,110 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Postma Elementary School's student population of 1,110 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Postma Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Postma Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#841 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
33%
52%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
25%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Postma Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.760.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Postma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCypress-fairbanks Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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