Sheldon Elementary School

17203 Hall Sheppard
Houston, TX 77049
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sheldon Elementary School serves 725 students in grades 1-5.
Sheldon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sheldon Elementary School's student population of 725 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheldon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sheldon Elementary School is 0.36, which is less 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
#5351 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
79%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheldon Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheldon Elementary School is Kase Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aguirre J High School (2.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Kase Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 108 students
    0.2 miles
    17010 Beaumont Hwy
    Houston, TX 77049
    (281) 456-6861
    0.2 10-12 108
  • Houston Sheldon Early Childhood Academy
    Grades: PK-K | 535 students
    0.2 miles
    17010 Beaumont Hwy
    Houston, TX 77049
    (281) 456-6800
    0.2 PK-K 535
  • Houston Aguirre J High School Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,048 student
    2.9 miles
    15726 Wallisville Rd
    Houston, TX 77049
    (281) 860-3300
    2.9 6-8 1,048
  • Houston Harvey S Brown Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 718 students
    3.1 miles
    16550 Wallisville Rd
    Houston, TX 77049
    (281) 860-1400
    3.1 K-5 718
  • Houston High Point East Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 6 students
    3.4 miles
    8003 E Sam Houston
    Houston, TX 77049
    (713) 696-2156
    3.4 8-12 6

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