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Hearne Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 1085 students

 

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Posted May 26, 2011

My sons attend there and he loves it there. His teacher truly cares about him. His father recently passed and it s good to know that he has support at school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The teachers and counselors were genuinely concerned about my child's academic progress as well as her transition to a new school. They supported her in areas of self-esteem and put her in a social grour called The Roses which helped the girls gain self confidence. My daughter is doing so much better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2008

our family has fell in love with the staff at hearne elementry we know that they give the best care in teaching their students and also with the care of the parents as well they have always keep us up to date with everything to all the staff at hearne elementry THANK YOU !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2008

A large portion of the staff at Hearne have an unprofessional attitude and approach to the children. It is a callous enviroment and not condusive to advancement educationally,mentally,socially nor emotionally for students. Yet,I think,with proper staff training, Hearne could be a better school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2005

I find that Hearne Ele. is a great school. My children have been attending this school for the past 2 years and have enjoyed every day. They have an excellent curriculum. They are also concerned about the children's attendence, conduct and education (they beleive in allowing their little minds to grow and having them beleive in themselves)and in teaching them that all of this is important. Not only do I praise on the curriculum, I also praise on the staff. They make you feel more at ease of not worrying about your childs safety/lack of education.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

152 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

151 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

131 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female88%
Male79%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education83%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female69%
Male68%
Black or African American51%
Asian89%
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education80%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students85%
Female83%
Male86%
Black or African American82%
Asian87%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students90%
Female86%
Male94%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
47%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students69%
Female73%
Male67%
Black or African American59%
Asian85%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingual82%

Math

All Students61%
Female67%
Male57%
Black or African American47%
Asian88%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingual100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Female65%
Male65%
Black or African American49%
Asian86%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingual74%

Math

All Students64%
Female63%
Male65%
Black or African American54%
Asian95%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingual62%

Writing

All Students72%
Female80%
Male64%
Black or African American67%
Asian90%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingual69%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 46% 50%
Black 36% 13%
Asian 15% 3%
White 3% 31%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Bert Bilton
Fax number
  • (281) 983-8060

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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13939 Rio Bonito
Houston, TX 77083
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