Twain Elementary School

7500 Braes Blvd
Houston, TX 77025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Twain Elementary School serves 884 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Twain Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Twain Elementary School's student population of 884 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Twain Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Twain Elementary School is 0.70, 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
#334 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
21%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Twain Elementary School is Excel Academy (jjaep) (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pershing Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Pershing Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,700 student
    0.2 miles
    3838 Blue Bonnet
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5240
    0.2 6-8 1,700
  • Houston Longfellow Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
    0.8 miles
    3617 Norris
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5268
    0.8 PK-5 764
  • Bellaire Horn Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 857 students
    0.9 miles
    4530 Holly St
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-5264
    0.9 PK-5 857
  • Houston Rice School /la Escuela Rice Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,152 student
    1.1 miles
    7550 Seuss Dr
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 349-1800
    1.1 K-8 1,152
  • Houston West University Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,304 student
    1.2 miles
    3756 University Blvd
    Houston, TX 77005
    (713) 295-5215
    1.2 PK-5 1,304

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