Birkes Elementary School

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8500 Queenston Blvd

Houston, TX 77095

(281) 345-3300

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,400

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

24 Parent Reviews for Birkes Elementary School

I'm not pleased with this school at all. Every year the curriculum barely changes. The homework is exactly the same year after year. The spelling words are at least two grade levels too easy. Almost every letter or email we receive is full of grammatical errors. The teacher we had for fourth grade writing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/21/14

Very satisfied with the school and its teaching. The staff is awesome. My daughter came from Africa three months ago without speaking or writing any English. Her English has progress so much, I barely have to assist her in her homework . The staff have been a tremendous help, and I really appreciate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/14

My kids started fall 2013 and so far i am impressed with the curriculum and the dedication of the teachers. The teachers keep me well informed on the weekly syllabus and i get reports on my kids academic progress.

Posted by a parent on 01/11/14

This is a really great school, perfect communications and highly qualified teachers. The teachers follow up on the kids progress and help the improvement.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

The school is well run and most teachers seem to genuinely care about their students. My only complaint is at lunch time. The teachers on lunch duty are supposed to helping the younger grades open their lunches and oversee behavior problems. More often, the teachers are off in a corner socializing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/13

This is the best school I have ever went to! I am now going to 5th grade and have been here since 1st grade. Staff is caring, food is great, and they have many extracurricular activities! Field trips are free.

Posted by a other on 08/23/12

My daughter entered 2nd grade at Birkes last year. Being new to the district, she got behind a bit, because she didn't understand their strategies. After a conference with the Counselor, then the Teacher, she was given the extra tutoring that she needed, and was back on track. The Counselor and Teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/13/11

My grandson attends kindergarten at Birkes and we have been very happy with this school and staff. He is an intelligent but very active child who might elicit anger or frustration with many teachers. We are blessed to have a lovely, caring teacher who doesn't take his hyperactivity personally. She ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/23/10

Excellent school! Teacher's are very caring and sensitive to children's need. Administrator's are very involved, caring and willing to help when asked. We had a situation that they had to get involved in and they solved it to our families satisfaction.

Posted by a parent on 01/16/09

first of all, in 2007, Birkes made exampalray meaning they must have great teachers! Next, all meals children recive are healhy and delish, as my son tells me. over all Birkes is an exellent school!

Posted by a parent on 01/10/09

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Test scores for Birkes Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Birkes Elementary School
Cypress-fairbanks Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. 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 grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Houston schools — Birkes Elementary School is located at 8500 Queenston Blvd, Houston TX 77095. 8500 Queenston Blvd is in the 77095 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Birkes Elementary School is the Cypress-fairbanks Isd. Birkes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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