Cowan Elementary



Cowan Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cowan Elementary Students by Grade
PK 44
K 144
1 121
2 124
3 116
4 129
5 121
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 799 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cowan Elementary is the 529th largest public school in Texas and the 4,119th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 799
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,119th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 529th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,827th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 574th out of 4,707

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Cowan Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 415
(52%)
33,970
(51%)
 Female 384
(48%)
32,404
(49%)

Cowan Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 351
(44%)
15,804
(24%)
 Hispanic 346
(43%)
41,106
(62%)
 Two or More 38
(5%)
1,600
(2%)
 Black 31
(4%)
5,504
(8%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
2,193
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
134
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
33
(0%)

Cowan Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 546
(68%)
22,726
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 201
(25%)
40,119
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(7%)
3,529
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Cowan Elementary is ranked 2,890th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cowan Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 63.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Cowan Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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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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