Sam Houston Elementary School

  • Sam Houston Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Sam Houston Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sam Houston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sam Houston Elementary School is 0.30, which is less 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#6727 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sam Houston Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Hispanic
83%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sam Houston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.300.41
This chart display the diversity score of Sam Houston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sam Houston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Houston 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 NameEctor County Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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