510 Jensen Drive | (713) 226-4560

Bruce Elementary School is located in Greater Fifth Ward. It is a public, elementary school affiliated with Houston ISD. Bruce serves neighborhood zoned students and is also a music magnet school. It offers students instruction in band, guitar, piano or strings. The school was built in 1920 on Bringhurst, with a replacement building on Jensen Drive completed in 2007. It is named for Blanche Kelso Bruce a distinguished former slave who founded a school for blacks in Missouri during the Civil War and became the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate.

Key Facts

Grade Levels
Pre K3 to 5
Students
562
Teachers
39
Average Class Size
15

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 28, 2017
School End Date June 1, 2018
Start Time 7:45 AM
End Time 3:15 PM
Transportation

http://www.houstonisd.org/transportation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

White
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
African American
American Indian
Multiracial
Other

Education Programs

English Language Learners 25.0%
Special Education 5.0%
Gifted & Talented 5.3%
Bilingual 24.6%

Special Programs

Fine Arts

Band Magnet
Music Magnet

After School Programs

Yes

Admissions

Application Deadline Dec. 8, 2017

Link to Application

Requirements

Application required for magnet program

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