Evelyn D Houston Elementary School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Evelyn D Houston Elementary School

Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is a public school located in Houston, Texas. It is part of the Houston Independent School District (HISD). Established in 1954, it is one of the oldest elementary schools in HISD and is named after educator Evelyn D Houston. Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is committed to providing a quality education for all students. It offers a variety of programs and activities to meet the needs of its diverse student body. The school offers a challenging academic curriculum, including STEM classes, as well as music, art, and physical education. In addition, the school provides a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and special events. Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is a place where students can develop their skills, explore their interests, and build lasting relationships with their peers and teachers.

Address:

1310 Ashland Hwy
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone:

(256) 315-5808

Site:

www.houstonelem.net

Grades:

PreK – 6

Enrollment:

432 students

Overview Evelyn D Houston Elementary School

Evelyn D Houston Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Evelyn D Houston Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Evelyn D Houston Elementary School

Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Evelyn D Houston Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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