Helping Hand



Helping Hand Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helping Hand Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 3
2 5
3 3
4 6
5 2
6 3
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helping Hand is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the University of Texas University Charter School District. It enrolls 22 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helping Hand is the 4,692nd largest public school in Texas and the 55,473rd largest nationally. It has 7.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 22
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 55,473rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,692nd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 86th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,678th out of 4,707

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Helping Hand Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 13
(59%)
377
(71%)
 Female 9
(41%)
154
(29%)

Helping Hand Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 9
(41%)
81
(15%)
 Hispanic 7
(32%)
144
(27%)
 White 5
(23%)
270
(51%)
 Two or More 1
(5%)
15
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Helping Hand Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(86%)
293
(55%)
 Not Eligible 3
(14%)
236
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Helping Hand is ranked 4,614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helping Hand students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.4%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

Helping Hand Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 19
2009 21
2010 18
2011 22
2012 22

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 7
2010 6
2011 7.3
2012 7.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.86363636363636

Compare Helping Hand to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
730.0% 7.3:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 86.4%
 

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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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