West University Elementary School

3756 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
West University Elementary School serves 1,304 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West University Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (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 89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

West University Elementary School's student population of 1,304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

West University Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 West University Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#40 out of 7999 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
61%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 West University Elementary School is Harper Daep (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pershing Middle School (1.0 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
    1.0 miles
    3838 Blue Bonnet
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5240
    1 6-8 1,700
  • Houston Harper Daep Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    Grades: 6-12
    1.2 miles
    4425 N Shepherd
    Houston, TX 77018
    (713) 802-4760
    1.2 6-12 n/a
  • Houston Twain Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 884 students
    1.2 miles
    7500 Braes Blvd
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5230
    1.2 PK-5 884
  • Houston Challenge Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 468 students
    1.4 miles
    5601 W Loop S
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713) 664-9712
    1.4 9-12 468
  • Bellaire Pin Oak Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,246 student
    1.4 miles
    4601 Glenmont
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-6500
    1.4 6-8 1,246

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