Houston Elementary



Houston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 49
2 61
3 64
4 58
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Houston Elementary is a public elementary school located in Spartanburg, SC in the Spartanburg 07 School District. It enrolls 322 students in grades 1st through 12th. Houston Elementary is the 589th largest public school in South Carolina and the 39,638th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5

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Houston Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 162
(50%)
2,565
(49%)
 Male 160
(50%)
2,636
(51%)

Houston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 198
(61%)
2,893
(56%)
 White 93
(29%)
1,656
(32%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
323
(6%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
159
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
155
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Houston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(80%)
3,669
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
205
(4%)
 Not Eligible 30
(9%)
1,327
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Houston Elementary is ranked 431st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Houston Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 410
2006 354
2007 331
2008 375
2009 436
2010 434
2011 325
2012 351
2013 366
2014 362
2015 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 9.3
2007 12.3
2008 13.9
2009 11.5
2010 12.4
2011 10.5
2012 11.7
2013 12
2014 12.3
2015 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75609756097561
2006 0.75988700564972
2007 0.79154078549849
2008 0.78933333333333
2009 0.80504587155963
2010 0.82027649769585
2011 0.87076923076923
2012 0.82905982905983
2013 0.87158469945355
2014 0.89226519337017
2015 0.90683229813665

Compare Houston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 90.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Houston Elementary
Spartanburg, SC
Public KG - 05 322 9.9:1  
Spartanburg Day School
Spartanburg, SC
Private PK - 12 437 9:1 1 miles
Fairview Christian Academy & Child Development Cen
Spartanburg, SC
Private PK - 01 70 9:1 2 miles
Mccracken Middle School
Spartanburg, SC
Public 06 - 08 722 11.6:1 2 miles
Jesse Boyd Elementary
Spartanburg, SC
Public KG - 05 438 12:1 2 miles
Pine St. Elementary
Spartanburg, SC
Public KG - 05 685 14.6:1 3 miles
Spartanburg Preparatory School
Spartanburg, SC
Public KG - 08 404 15.5:1 3 miles
Meeting Street Academy
Spartanburg, SC
Private PK - 02 153 10:1 3 miles
Montessori Academy
Spartanburg, SC
Private PK - 08 110 3:1 3 miles
W. Herbert Chapman Elementary
Spartanburg, SC
Public KG - 05 385 12.8:1 3 miles
St Paul the Apostle Catholic School
Spartanburg, SC
Private PK - 08 103 8:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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