Tinsley Elementary School serves 580 students in grades 1-5.
Tinsley 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 1-5
- Enrollment: 580 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Tinsley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Tinsley Elementary School's student population of 580 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Tinsley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tinsley Elementary School is 0.20, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6501 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tinsley Elementary School's ranking?
Tinsley Elementary School is ranked #6501 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Tinsley Elementary School?
580 students attend Tinsley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Tinsley Elementary School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tinsley Elementary School?
Tinsley Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tinsley Elementary School offer ?
Tinsley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Tinsley Elementary School part of?
Tinsley Elementary School is part of Houston Independent School District.
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