Harvard Elementary School

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810 Harvard St

Houston, TX 77007

(713) 867-5210

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 704

Students Per Teacher: 32

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Harvard Elementary School

Harvard Elementary is a gem of a school! The teachers are all very caring, progressive thinkers, who are encouraged by Mr. Beringer, the schools Principal, to seek out and learn new innovative and technological ways to teach in the classroom and keep the students engaged. A well rounded internationally ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

Mr. Beringer, Harvard Elementary's school Principal, runs a tight ship at this school, which is why it has succeeded in its effort to become an IB World School, with major improvements in test scores over the past five years. Our child enjoys learning and is eager to come to school with children who ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

Harvard is a wonderful IB school with great teachers, friendly staff and an amazing principal! Our daughter had an awesome Kindergarten there.

Posted by a parent on 08/10/13

Harvard Elementary has been such a great school over the years, that I applied to have my children attend there, and drive eight miles through heavy traffic every morning to get them there on time. As for parents complaining, I would state that most of those parents want teachers and the school to raise ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/27/13

My son was being bullied his teacher told teachers did not get involved. Kids had to learn conflict resolution My son started coming home more withdrawn, physically hurt without any action from his teacher. Other parents who had similar issues told me they advised their children to physically defend ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/16/13

Very disappointing experience with Kinder teacher. Such a shame since our first year exceeded our expectations.

Posted by a parent on 11/24/12

About poorly thought out discipline, I disagree. Education starts at home and we shouldn't blame teachers for children's misbehavior. Dig in deeper, maybe there is an issue at home the child is trying to deal with or possibly bulling at home/school, or even stress, but don't blame somebody else when ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/04/12

Poorly thought out discipline, and a emphasis on test scores has left Harvard ripe with frustrated teachers. The leadership is lacking understanding of basic child development and current research on appropriate discipline approaches. We have been very disappointed in our child's educational experiences ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/12

Excellent teachers, both in academics and auxillary classes. It is a great place for kids to go to school. Strong principal leadership, nice office staff.

Posted by a parent on 08/29/12

Harvard is a wonderful school. Not only is it a Magnet School for Technology, Science, Math, and Engineering, but it is also an IB school. I want my child to be a world learner/thinker. The parent involvement is getting better every year. The principal works hard to make this school top notch. Your ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/12

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Test scores for Harvard Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Harvard Elementary School
Houston 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 — Harvard Elementary School is located at 810 Harvard St, Houston TX 77007. 810 Harvard St is in the 77007 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Harvard Elementary School is the Houston Isd. Harvard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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