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12583 S GESSNER DR
HOUSTON, TX 77071
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Phone: 713-778-8450
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 5th Grade
  • District: Houston Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 99.6
  • Number Students: 697
  • Number Teachers: 32
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5110
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Jill Brooks
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (9 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-24
    "The new principal is so rude, the 1st grade class are 25 plus kids. The traffic process for morning drop off and after school pick up are horrible! My daughter comes home and while im helping her with her homework, i ask her did the teacher go over the info about her work. And she replies no she tells us to just copy stuff off the overhead projector. So they are not teaching either! They dont go on field trips! What elementary school dont go on field trips! Terrible experience for kids. Shame on you Ms. Brooks! My daughter has been here from kindergarten to 1st grade, and im removing her. Real big question mark when it comes to planning meetings and school functions of any kind! Please beware of this school principal and staff!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-28
    "I was a previous student who went to Gross Elementary from Pre-K to 5th grade. Some people may say this is a terrible school, but without this so called terrible school i wouldn't be able to understand the teachings I learn now. Thanks to all the teachers and staff I currently attend the top middle school in the state of Texas which is T.H. Rogers Middle School."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-07-24
    "I hate this school. My son went their for two years. His school work never surpassed kindergarden level even though he was in third grade. No Real home work daily work or anything to let you know how your child is doing until the grades came out. Kids run wild and parents are aloud to drive any where on the grass to drop off their kids endangering all who attend. Will not let any of my other children ever attend this school. FIND ANOTHER SCHOOL !!!!!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-08-14
    "The teacher are wonderful and take time with the students. I would like to see more parent involvement."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-01-03
    "My son is now excited about learning. He spent his kindergarten and 1st grade years at a magnet school and has now excelled far more than ever before. He respects and admires his principals and teachers. That spells out great role models. The after school program is a tremendous plus with no 'waiting list' and offers a wide variety of activities including tutoring. It seemed at the magnet school they were only interested in the 'smart' kids. At Gross they are taking time to mold my son into a 'smart' kid and for that I am eternally grateful."
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