H L Higgins Elementary School

306 Bascom Rd, Whitehouse, TX 75791 | (903) 839-5580
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 727
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School Description

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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 727
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 349 (48.0%)
  • Females: 378 (52.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (34.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 320 (44.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
H L Higgins Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.0%
Black9012.4%
Asian212.9%
Hispanic608.3%
White54975.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For H L Higgins Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten385.2%
Kindergarten10614.6%
1st Grade11616.0%
2nd Grade12216.8%
3rd Grade9412.9%
4th Grade12016.5%
5th Grade13118.0%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.8
District:
12.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
25.7%
District:
26.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.6%
District:
16.6%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
30.8%
District:
32.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
27.9%
District:
21.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$64,235
District:
$67,132
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,732
District:
$44,880
State:
$48,263
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,629
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,750
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,439
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,094
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that H L Higgins Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.0%91.0%86.0%
200990.0%90.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%99.0%92.0%
200998.0%97.0%89.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201097.0%94.0%88.0%
200994.0%92.0%86.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.0%90.0%86.0%
200989.0%89.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201091.0%93.0%92.0%
200995.0%95.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.0%96.0%86.0%
200993.0%96.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201095.0%96.0%85.0%
200995.0%97.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201087.0%92.0%88.0%
200990.0%90.0%84.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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