H L Higgins Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
306 Bascom Rd
Whitehouse, TX 75791
Phone
(903) 839-5580
District
WHITEHOUSE ISD
County
SMITH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
698
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.7% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

H L Higgins Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 44
Proficiency in Reading 47 41
Proficiency in Math 45 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 46
Proficiency in Reading 44 44
Proficiency in Math 60 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 54
Proficiency in Reading 59 51
Proficiency in Math 76 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.34
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.08
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 44 6.3%
Kindergarten 85 12.2%
Grade 1 130 18.6%
Grade 2 94 13.5%
Grade 3 104 14.9%
Grade 4 111 15.9%
Grade 5 130 18.6%
Total 698 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.8% 69.0% 28.9%
Black 12.6% 13.4% 12.9%
Hispanic 16.5% 13.4% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 3.7% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.2% 41.3% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.8% 35.0% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 6.3% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 26,592 28,701,845
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 342.5 108
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.2% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.3% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.2% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.8% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 11.5% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,447 9,562,772
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.3% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.5% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.0% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.9% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.2% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.2% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 7.7% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,900 $23,103,500 57.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $352 $1,659,680 4.1%
Staff $356 $1,678,540 4.2%
General Administration $151 $711,965 1.8%
School Administration $499 $2,352,785 5.8%
Operation $662 $3,121,330 7.7%
Transportation $231 $1,089,165 2.7%
Other $312 $1,471,080 3.6%
Total Support $2,563 $12,084,545 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,120 $5,280,800 13.1%
Total Expenditures $8,583 $40,468,845 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%