School Details

Houston Upper Elementary School

Traditional Public School

452 Pittsboro Street

Houston, MS 38851

662-456-2797

Overview

Houston Upper Elementary School serves 363 students in grades 3-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $7,249.

Grades

3

4

5

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,249/Child

Demographics

Houston Upper Elementary School serves 363 students. This high-poverty school body is 50.41% White and 38.29% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 29
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 363

By Grade:

  •       Special Elementary: 10
  •       3: 128
  •       4: 121
  •       5: 127
  •       Other: -23

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 38%
  •       Hispanic: 7%
  •       White: 50%
  •       Other: 4%

District

Teachers
Total: 125
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 6
Experienced: 83%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,714

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 34
  •       K: 138
  •       Special Elementary: 17
  •       1: 118
  •       2: 128
  •       3: 106
  •       4: 121
  •       5: 127
  •       6: 141
  •       7: 155
  •       8: 135
  •       9: 125
  •       10: 112
  •       11: 119
  •       12: 118
  •       Special Secondary: 16
  •       Other: 4

Community

Chickasaw County

Total Population: 17,103

  •       Males: 8,446
  •       Females: 8,657

Growth: -1.66%
Number of Households: 6,639
Median Income: $40,471

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,523 4,496 9,019 -8%
Black or African American 3,663 3,960 7,623 3%
Asian-American 41 45 86 54%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 6 2 8 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 40 30 70 112%
Hispanic American 556 365 921 43%
Two or more races 173 124 297 120%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 34.7%
English Proficiency: 44.1%
Science Proficiency: 72%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Houston Upper Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,249.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,249

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $6,702

Federal

Per-student Spending: $496

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Houston Upper Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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