Best Public Schools in Zip Code 77011


The 77011 zip code area of Houston, Texas is home to 9 schools, including 7 elementary schools and 2 middle schools, all part of the Houston Independent School District (HISD) except for Ripley House Charter School and Ripley House Middle Campus, which are part of the Bakerripley Community Schools district.

Among the standout schools in this area, Tijerina Elementary has the highest overall performance, ranking 1,436 out of 4,647 Texas elementary schools and earning 3 out of 5 stars from SchoolDigger. It has strong test scores, with 48-62% of students proficient or better in reading and math. Briscoe Elementary has also shown steady improvement, moving from a 0-star to a 2-star rating over the past 3 years, with reading proficiency rates above the HISD and state averages. While Ripley House Charter School has the lowest overall performance, it stands out for having the highest per-student spending ($12,388) and the second-lowest student-teacher ratio (14.8) among the schools in the data set.

The schools in this area serve predominantly Hispanic student populations, with very high rates of free and reduced-price lunch recipients, ranging from 90.91% to 99.68%. Test scores vary widely, with some schools like Tijerina and Briscoe performing above the HISD and state averages, while others like Ripley House Charter School struggle, with only 12-36% of students proficient in reading and 13-22% proficient in math. The data suggests that with the right resources and strategies, schools in this area can overcome the significant socioeconomic challenges and help students succeed.

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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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