Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Harlingen CISD: B

Total students

482

Avg. teacher experience

8.9 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 95%

Statewide: 90.3%

Houston Elementary School is an elementary school in Harlingen, TX, in the Harlingen CISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 482 students. 57.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 45.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,532, which is $3,109 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 8.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.hcisd.org/houston

Address

301 E Taft Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550-7760

Office phone number

(956) 427-3110

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Houston Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

482

African American

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

470 (97.5%)

Harlingen CISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11 (2.3%)

Harlingen CISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1 (0.2%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

97.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.3%

Two or more races

0.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

57.5 %

Harlingen CISD: 53.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

87.3 %

Harlingen CISD: 79.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

16.2 %

Harlingen CISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

57.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

87.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

16.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

45.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 17.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.9 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

14.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

45.9%

Gifted and talented

3.9%

Special education

14.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Harlingen CISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Harlingen CISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Harlingen CISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Harlingen CISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

3.7 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Harlingen CISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.8 %

Harlingen CISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Harlingen CISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Harlingen CISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

33.7

African American

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

33.1 (98.2%)

Harlingen CISD: 84.9%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0.6 (1.8%)

Harlingen CISD: 14%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

3 (8.9%)

Harlingen CISD: 2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

25.7 (76.2%)

Harlingen CISD: 74%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

5 (14.8%)

Harlingen CISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Harlingen CISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.3

Harlingen CISD: 14.4

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

8.9 years

Harlingen CISD: 12.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,532

Harlingen CISD: $56,386

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,000

Harlingen CISD: $51,096

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$51,839

Harlingen CISD: $52,077

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,763

Harlingen CISD: $54,154

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$56,542

Harlingen CISD: $57,135

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

N/A

Harlingen CISD: $63,269

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$70,345

Harlingen CISD: $69,531

Statewide: $69,974

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