Parker Elementary School

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10626 Atwell Dr

Houston, TX 77096

(713) 726-3634

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 840

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

33 Parent Reviews for Parker Elementary School

Parker Elementary was on a path to greatness as a Music Magnet school. in the last two years it has plummeted to the bottom with this new principal who has no understanding of kids (she came from a hs) and definitely not appreciation for the music . In two years there have been a record number or retirees ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/14

This is my daughter's second year at Parker, she started her 1st grade this year and she loves her school and teachers. I recommend this school to kids that love music, my daughter plays the violin and will start voice lesson's this years.

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

we have been at Parker since Kinder and are about to enter 5th grade. Our experience has been wonderful! My son plays violin and sings in the chorus. The experiences he's had in the magnet program have been outstanding! He's more confident & able to see the "big picture" because somebody else( besides ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/25/13

Parker is very questionable if not involved in the music program. They do have a great music program. After their flagship classes though....there is a substantial drop off in academics in the upper grade levels. Go to the PTA meetings and tune into the school a year before enrollment so you as a parent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/17/12

TTeachers. Staff are wonderful.... the principal cares about the children... so do the teachers their involvement is great!!!communication. Is wonderful & conferences with parents & involving parents is great as well!!!

Posted by a parent on 04/03/12

The teachers are outstanding and the parents are so involved. This is a great school.

Posted by a parent on 03/27/12

This is my daughter's first year at Parker. I love all the kinder teachers, they are very experienced, very patient and loving. The new principal has a education PhD, hope he will keep this school academic strong as their music program.

Posted by a parent on 02/18/11

Overall this is a great public school with good teachers, academics and of course music magnet program. Neither of my children are in the magnet and I think they get the deserved and appropriate attention they need. I have to agree that at least some of staff can be aloof and/or rude, especially the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/08/10

I thought that this would become a good experience for my son and myself, however that as been short lived. I find that the classroom is always in total chaos, the staff to be completely rude, if your child is not in magnet which they don't offer for pre-k your not getting the best.

Posted by a parent on 12/18/09

The teachers and staff and a wonderful group of caring people and the music program is excellent. My granddaughter is so enthused about everything she does at her new school.

Posted by a other on 10/05/09

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Test scores for Parker Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Parker 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 — Parker Elementary School is located at 10626 Atwell Dr, Houston TX 77096. 10626 Atwell Dr is in the 77096 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Parker Elementary School is the Houston Isd. Parker Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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