Gene Howe Elementary



Gene Howe Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gene Howe Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 75
1 74
2 67
3 85
4 79
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gene Howe Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Canyon Independent School District. It enrolls 381 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gene Howe Elementary is the 3,672nd largest public school in Texas and the 34,023rd largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 381
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,023rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,672nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,212th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,500th out of 4,778

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Gene Howe Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 203
(53%)
2,791
(53%)
 Female 178
(47%)
2,500
(47%)

Gene Howe Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 251
(66%)
3,664
(69%)
 Hispanic 112
(29%)
1,297
(25%)
 Black 9
(2%)
131
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Gene Howe Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 206
(54%)
3,600
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(38%)
1,431
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(8%)
260
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Gene Howe Elementary is ranked 3,536th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gene Howe Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.9%) is lower than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Gene Howe Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 522
2006 538
2007 565
2008 588
2009 375
2010 373
2011 375
2012 387
2013 381
2014 366
2015 381

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 16.3
2007 16.6
2008 16.2
2009 15.4
2010 16.2
2011 15.6
2012 15.3
2013 15.1
2014 14.5
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25287356321839
2006 0.19330855018587
2007 0.28495575221239
2008 0.27891156462585
2009 0.39466666666667
2010 0.36729222520107
2011 0.37333333333333
2012 0.42894056847545
2013 0.4750656167979
2014 0.42622950819672
2015 0.45931758530184

Compare Gene Howe Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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