Petersen Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 14404 Waterloo Dr
       Houston, TX  77045-6620


 (713) 434-5630

 School Website

District: Houston Independent School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
4114th of 4,329 Texas Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.1
Number of students:  530

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
73.8%
African American:
23.8%
White:
1.5%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  97.5%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Petersen Elementary ranked worse than 95% of elementary schools in Texas. It also ranked 147th among 171 ranked elementary schools in the Houston Independent School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 12.56. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (73.8%), African American (23.8%), White (1.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 97.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Petersen Elementary is 15.1, which is the 10th best among 171 elementary schools in the Houston Independent School District. (See more...)
Compare Petersen Elementary employs 35 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Petersen Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Petersen Elementary 4114th of 4329 Texas public elementary schools. (See Petersen Elementary in the ranking list.)

Houston Independent School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Houston Independent School District 601st of 966 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Petersen Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 38.93 2519th 3465 27.3%
2005 8.15 3403rd 3475 2.1%
2006 0.83 3474th 3476 0.1%
2007 0.81 3717th 3724 0.2%
2008 15.28 3545th 3768 5.9%
2009 23.91 3440th 3884 11.4%
2010 19.85 3604th 3937 8.5%
2011 48.50 2500th 4095 38.9%
2012 49.39 2320th 4206 44.8%
2013 19.62 3817th 4221 9.6%
2014 24.63 3642nd 4260 14.5%
2015 4.49 4254th 4320 1.5%
2016 15.15 3924th 4286 8.4%
2017 12.56 4114th 4329 5.0%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Texas Education Agency

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Enrollment information for Petersen Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 15 422 3 84 n/a n/a n/a 1 524
1989 17 382 1 87 0 n/a n/a 0 487
1990 11 372 0 85 0 n/a n/a 0 468
1991 16 348 1 96 0 n/a n/a 0 461
1992 15 356 1 106 1 n/a n/a 0 479
1993 11 387 0 124 0 n/a n/a 0 522
1994 19 385 0 144 0 n/a n/a 0 548
1995 11 371 0 153 0 n/a n/a 0 535
1996 11 371 0 153 0 n/a n/a 0 535
1997 8 416 0 144 0 n/a n/a 0 568
1998 7 431 0 171 0 n/a n/a 0 609
1999 13 388 0 202 0 n/a n/a 0 603
2000 7 346 0 231 0 n/a n/a 0 584
2001 10 333 0 259 0 n/a n/a 0 602
2002 7 314 1 328 0 n/a n/a 0 650
2003 7 314 1 328 0 n/a n/a 0 650
2004 6 376 0 316 0 n/a n/a 0 698
2005 8 330 0 370 0 n/a n/a 0 708
2006 3 326 0 432 0 n/a n/a 0 761
2007 5 281 0 472 0 n/a n/a 0 758
2008 4 180 0 457 0 n/a n/a 0 641
2009 3 186 1 491 0 n/a n/a 0 681
2010 1 214 0 468 0 n/a n/a 0 683
2011 5 206 1 458 0 0 2 0 672
2012 6 187 1 433 0 0 3 0 630
2013 6 142 1 434 1 0 3 0 587
2014 11 174 2 452 1 0 1 0 641
2015 7 162 1 468 1 0 1 0 640
2016 8 126 4 391 0 0 1 0 530

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Petersen Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 524 32.0 16.3 n/a
1989 487 n/a n/a n/a
1990 468 30.0 15.6 n/a
1991 461 29.9 15.4 n/a
1992 479 31.6 15.1 62.8
1993 522 33.0 15.8 62.6
1994 548 36.9 14.9 68.8
1995 535 35.0 15.3 83.9
1996 535 35.0 15.3 83.9
1997 568 36.0 15.8 82.0
1998 609 36.9 16.5 81.6
1999 603 38.0 15.9 91.0
2000 584 38.0 15.4 88.2
2001 602 31.0 19.4 90.5
2002 650 41.0 15.9 89.4
2003 650 41.0 15.9 89.4
2004 698 41.5 16.8 89.7
2005 708 43.9 16.1 93.6
2006 761 45.6 16.7 94.9
2007 758 47.5 16.0 70.6
2008 641 41.0 15.6 75.5
2009 681 37.0 18.4 73.6
2010 683 40.5 16.8 67.1
2011 672 42.0 15.9 57.1
2012 630 36.0 17.4 50.2
2013 587 36.0 16.3 96.9
2014 641 35.7 17.9 97.7
2015 640 34.0 18.8 85.6
2016 530 35.0 15.1 97.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Petersen Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 524 32.0 16.3 n/a
1989 487 n/a n/a n/a
1990 468 30.0 15.6 n/a
1991 461 29.9 15.4 n/a
1992 479 31.6 15.1 62.8
1993 522 33.0 15.8 62.6
1994 548 36.9 14.9 68.8
1995 535 35.0 15.3 83.9
1996 535 35.0 15.3 83.9
1997 568 36.0 15.8 82.0
1998 609 36.9 16.5 81.6
1999 603 38.0 15.9 91.0
2000 584 38.0 15.4 88.2
2001 602 31.0 19.4 90.5
2002 650 41.0 15.9 89.4
2003 650 41.0 15.9 89.4
2004 698 41.5 16.8 89.7
2005 708 43.9 16.1 93.6
2006 761 45.6 16.7 94.9
2007 758 47.5 16.0 70.6
2008 641 41.0 15.6 75.5
2009 681 37.0 18.4 73.6
2010 683 40.5 16.8 67.1
2011 672 42.0 15.9 57.1
2012 630 36.0 17.4 50.2
2013 587 36.0 16.3 96.9
2014 641 35.7 17.9 97.7
2015 640 34.0 18.8 85.6
2016 530 35.0 15.1 97.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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