Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader ELIA DIAZ-CAMARILLO
District Austin Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Computer lab
Cafeteria
Art room
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Mentoring
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 90% 52%
Black 6% 13%
White 2% 29%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 58% 17%
Female 51% 49%
N/A 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Volleyball
Track
Soccer
Kickball
Basketball
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Volunteer in the classroom
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Tutor(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech therapist(s)
Special education coordinator
Reading specialist
Nurse
PE instructor
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Coach(es)
Gifted Specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Educational diagnostician
Behavioral health specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner ACE
Partner website Http://www.acementor.org
Partner Americorps
Partner website Http://www.austinisd.org/americorps
Partner Seedling Foundation
Partner website Http://www.seedlingfoundation.org/
Partner Bookspring
Partner website Http://www.bookspring.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://houstonelementary.weebly.com/student-registration.html
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014