Cowan Elementary



Cowan Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cowan Elementary Students by Grade
PK 57
K 125
1 138
2 114
3 118
4 124
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cowan Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 790 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cowan Elementary is the 623rd largest public school in Texas and the 4,669th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 790
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,669th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 623rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,156th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 704th out of 4,778

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Cowan Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 416
(53%)
32,210
(51%)
 Female 374
(47%)
30,739
(49%)

Cowan Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 359
(45%)
16,543
(26%)
 Hispanic 323
(41%)
37,398
(59%)
 Two or More 47
(6%)
1,744
(3%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
2,413
(4%)
 Black 24
(3%)
4,710
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
102
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
39
(0%)

Cowan Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 550
(70%)
25,317
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(23%)
34,413
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(7%)
3,219
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Cowan Elementary is ranked 3,022nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cowan Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.4%) is significantly 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.

Cowan Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 521
2006 557
2007 648
2008 704
2009 743
2010 784
2011 793
2012 799
2013 797
2014 800
2015 790

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.3
2007 15.6
2008 15.4
2009 15.9
2010 16.3
2011 16.8
2012 16.4
2013 16.3
2014 16.3
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1573896353167
2006 0.15260323159785
2007 0.25
2008 0.27840909090909
2009 0.28936742934051
2010 0.32780612244898
2011 0.3266078184111
2012 0.31664580725907
2013 0.30363864491844
2014 0.31625
2015 0.30379746835443

Compare Cowan Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 790 16.3:1  
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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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