Thomas Elementary



Thomas Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 79
1 106
2 97
3 101
4 98
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Elementary is a public elementary school located in Abilene, TX in the Abilene Independent School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Elementary is the 2,268th largest public school in Texas and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,268th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,186th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,527th out of 4,707

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Thomas Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
6,781
(52%)
 Female 274
(49%)
6,214
(48%)

Thomas Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 234
(42%)
5,530
(43%)
 White 218
(39%)
5,146
(40%)
 Black 70
(13%)
1,517
(12%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
511
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
227
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
48
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Thomas Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 377
(67%)
7,790
(60%)
 Not Eligible 155
(28%)
3,978
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
1,227
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Thomas Elementary is ranked 1,806th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) is slightly 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.

Thomas Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 502
2006 535
2007 577
2008 581
2009 591
2010 538
2011 555
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13.5
2007 13.9
2008 14.8
2009 15.3
2010 14
2011 16.1
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6195219123506
2006 0.65233644859813
2007 0.65511265164645
2008 0.64027538726334
2009 0.6751269035533
2010 0.66542750929368
2011 0.71171171171171
2012 0.72271914132379

Compare Thomas Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 72.3%
 

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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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