Sam Houston



Sam Houston Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sam Houston Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 1
2 5
3 1
4 3
5 1
6 4
7 5
8 3
9 4
10 3
11 0
12 3

Sam Houston is a public elementary school located in Abilene, TX in the Abilene Independent School District. It enrolls 35 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sam Houston is the 4,677th largest public school in Texas and the 55,068th largest nationally. It has 2.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 35
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 2.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,068th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,677th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 13th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,452nd out of 4,707

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Sam Houston Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 29
(83%)
6,781
(52%)
 Female 6
(17%)
6,214
(48%)

Sam Houston Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 23
(66%)
5,146
(40%)
 Black 5
(14%)
1,517
(12%)
 Hispanic 4
(11%)
5,530
(43%)
 Two or More 2
(6%)
511
(4%)
 Asian 1
(3%)
227
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
48
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Sam Houston Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(83%)
7,790
(60%)
 Not Eligible 6
(17%)
3,978
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,227
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Sam Houston is ranked 4,548th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sam Houston students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sam Houston Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 25
2006 29
2007 22
2008 25
2009 37
2010 39
2011 44
2012 35

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 2.8
2006 2.9
2007 3.2
2008 3.5
2009 2.9
2010 3.2
2011 3.2
2012 2.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68
2006 0.86206896551724
2007 0.86363636363636
2008 0.8
2009 0.78378378378378
2010 0.82051282051282
2011 0.81818181818182
2012 0.82857142857143

Compare Sam Houston to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
280.0% 2.8:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 82.9%
 

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Public KG - 12 35 2.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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