Postma Elementary School

Postma Elementary School serves 862 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Postma Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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 862 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Postma 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 Postma Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#1421 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
20%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
52%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
20%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.780.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Postma Elementary School is Cypress Springs High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hopper Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rennell Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cypress Rennell Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 818 students
    1.3 miles
    19500 Tuckerton Blvd
    Cypress, TX 77433
    (281) 213-1550
    1.3 PK-5 818
  • Houston Copeland Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,011 student
    1.5 miles
    18018 Forest Hts Dr
    Houston, TX 77095
    (281) 856-1400
    1.5 PK-5 1,011
  • Cypress Andre Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 966 students
    1.6 miles
    8111 Fry Rd
    Cypress, TX 77433
    (281) 463-5500
    1.6 PK-5 966
  • Houston Birkes Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,154 student
    1.6 miles
    8500 Queenston Blvd
    Houston, TX 77095
    (281) 345-3300
    1.6 PK-5 1,154
  • Cypress Cypress Springs High School Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,027 students
    1.7 miles
    7909 Fry Rd
    Cypress, TX 77433
    (281) 345-3000
    1.7 9-12 3,027

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