Emerson Elementary



Emerson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Emerson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 100
K 112
1 90
2 95
3 82
4 92
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Emerson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 644 students in grades 1st through 12th. Emerson Elementary is the 1,484th largest public school in Texas and the 10,489th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,484th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,363rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 950th out of 4,707

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Emerson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(52%)
14,753
(51%)
 Female 307
(48%)
14,116
(49%)

Emerson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 553
(86%)
13,764
(48%)
 White 40
(6%)
9,723
(34%)
 Black 35
(5%)
2,965
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
694
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
1,488
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
81
(0%)

Emerson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 576
(89%)
18,258
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
2,546
(9%)
 Not Eligible 23
(4%)
8,065
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Emerson Elementary is ranked 559th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Emerson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.4%) is significantly 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.

Emerson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 534
2006 590
2007 584
2008 611
2009 595
2010 621
2011 632
2012 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 15.3
2007 14.2
2008 14.5
2009 14.4
2010 14.6
2011 14
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94569288389513
2006 0.9271186440678
2007 0.93664383561644
2008 0.94762684124386
2009 0.94117647058824
2010 0.94847020933977
2011 0.95253164556962
2012 0.96428571428571

Compare Emerson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
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 96.4%
 

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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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