Kirk Elementary School

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12421 Tanner Rd

Houston, TX 77041

(713) 849-8250

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 850

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Kirk Elementary School

I am so glad my daughter goes to Kirk! She recently completed Kindergarten, and had an incredible year. Her teacher continuously challenged her, and she was reading chapter books and working on 2nd grade sight words by the end of the year. Her teacher also sent home advanced math homework, once again ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

Kirk Elementary is a wonderful school that not only offers dedicated teachers and staff, but also a truly diverse, real world experience for its students. The student and staff population reflect the diversity that makes Houston such a unique, metropolitan city. This is my family's 5th year to have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

I used to like this school a lot until I found out what kind of principal Mr Olgivie really was. my son attended Kirk since pre k to first grade.I loved his pre k teachers but his k and first grade teachers were horrible. they really didn't care if a child learns or not and being an involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

This is an amazing school. It's has gotten a bad rep in the past due to a select few students but I think that it has been changed. i have a kindergartner and first grader and I am a deeply involved parent. The teachers are great and Kirk was one of the few school that excelled on it's testing this year. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

My husband, son and I all love this school. The staff is very friendly and my son's Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Johnson, is excellent. The school is very clean and the children always seem happy to be there when I drop in. The staff/teachers do a great job keeping the kids under control and still keeping ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/07/11

I love this school! My daughter enjoys going to school here. The staff and administration are awesome and they really care about the individual student. Of course, my daughter works hard, follows the rules, completes her homework, and is prepared for tests. You have to give equally to get equal results. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/10

I feel that my children have received an excellent education at Kirk! The teachers work very hard and are very dedicated. Student/Teacher Ratio: approx. 18 to 1. Mr. Ogilvie, principal, continues to steer this school in the right direction and has stated the importance of not falling behind, especially ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/16/09

Great school! This school is very dedicated to each student. Excellent staff.

Posted by a parent on 05/16/08

Kirk is very average. It's situated in the middle of expensive gated communities but 50% of the school is tagged 'economically disadvantaged'. this translates to very little parent involvement from this group. Our biggest complaint is that Kirk does not have a good GT program. 8 students tested in but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/08

Kirk is a great school. Teachers are dedicated. PTO is active. The gifted and talented program supports the high achievers. Music teacher is wonderful. PE is on target. Chess club, choir are great after school activities. Family atmosphere. Front office staff are also great and welcoming. Nothing bad ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Kirk Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Kirk 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 — Kirk Elementary School is located at 12421 Tanner Rd, Houston TX 77041. 12421 Tanner Rd is in the 77041 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Kirk Elementary School is the Cypress-fairbanks Isd. Kirk Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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