PROFICIENCY 26% 32% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Visalia Unified
33%Visalia
38%California

Houston Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Visalia Unified" in Visalia, CA. There are a total of 548 students and 20 teachers at Houston Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 466 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Houston Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.0%, which is 32% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students548
Teachers19.5
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch466
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Houston Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20%
330-34%
420-24%
510-14%
610-14%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
330-34%
435-39%
520-24%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Houston Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 3.1% 21.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 5.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.2% 67.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 2.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Highland Elementary26%0.5Visalia, CA
Green Acres Middle School48%0.6Visalia, CA
Redwood High44%0.8Visalia, CA
Fairview Elementary26%0.9Visalia, CA
Crescent Valley Public Charter6%0.9Visalia, CA
Crowley Elementary23%1.0Visalia, CA
Four Creeks Elementary22%1.2Visalia, CA
Conyer Elementary33%1.3Visalia, CA
Mt. Whitney High44%1.3Visalia, CA
University Preparatory High50%1.4Visalia, CA
Washington Elementary12%1.4Visalia, CA
Visalia Charter Independent Study22%1.5Visalia, CA

Visalia demographics profile

StatisticVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Population128,73838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,43623291
Median age31.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English67%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Visalia

IndexVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Houston Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.