Short Elementary



Short Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Short Elementary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 54
1 73
2 70
3 67
4 98
5 72
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Short Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arlington, TX in the Arlington Independent School District. It enrolls 557 students in grades 1st through 12th. Short Elementary is the 2,293rd largest public school in Texas and the 16,904th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 557
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,293rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,970th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,086th out of 4,778

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Short Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 282
(51%)
17,725
(49%)
 Male 275
(49%)
18,617
(51%)

Short Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 230
(41%)
17,361
(48%)
 Black 175
(31%)
8,911
(25%)
 White 118
(21%)
6,915
(19%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
950
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,983
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
163
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Short Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 398
(71%)
24,420
(67%)
 Not Eligible 111
(20%)
9,155
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(9%)
2,767
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Short Elementary is ranked 1,492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Short Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Short Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 580
2007 539
2008 535
2009 572
2010 605
2011 568
2012 548
2013 538
2014 567
2015 557

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.7
2007 14.7
2008 14.7
2009 14.8
2010 15.5
2011 15.3
2012 14.3
2013 14.2
2014 15.6
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56946826758148
2006 0.57068965517241
2007 0.60667903525046
2008 0.66728971962617
2009 0.67132867132867
2010 0.74049586776859
2011 0.75352112676056
2012 0.82116788321168
2013 0.84200743494424
2014 0.77777777777778
2015 0.80071813285458

Compare Short Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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

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