Blackshear Elementary



Blackshear Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackshear Elementary Students by Grade
PK 33
K 47
1 45
2 53
3 46
4 36
5 31
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackshear Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 291 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackshear Elementary is the 4,094th largest public school in Texas and the 42,359th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 291
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,359th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,094th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 295th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,610th out of 4,778

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Blackshear Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 150
(52%)
32,210
(51%)
 Female 141
(48%)
30,739
(49%)

Blackshear Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 167
(57%)
37,398
(59%)
 Black 81
(28%)
4,710
(7%)
 White 29
(10%)
16,543
(26%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
1,744
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
102
(0%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2,413
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
39
(0%)

Blackshear Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(74%)
34,413
(55%)
 Not Eligible 55
(19%)
25,317
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
3,219
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Blackshear Elementary is ranked 3,065th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackshear Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) 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.

Blackshear Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 301
2006 272
2007 275
2008 266
2009 241
2010 247
2011 236
2012 226
2013 220
2014 276
2015 291

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 11.6
2007 13.1
2008 14.2
2009 11.8
2010 12.5
2011 13.2
2012 11.8
2013 10
2014 11.3
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61129568106312
2006 0.98529411764706
2007 0.97090909090909
2008 0.95488721804511
2009 0.96680497925311
2010 0.96761133603239
2011 0.97457627118644
2012 0.97345132743363
2013 0.96818181818182
2014 0.91304347826087
2015 0.81099656357388

Compare Blackshear Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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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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