Ortega Elementary



Ortega Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ortega Elementary Students by Grade
PK 52
K 50
1 54
2 53
3 51
4 40
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ortega Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 340 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ortega Elementary is the 3,797th largest public school in Texas and the 37,593rd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,593rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,797th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 449th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,343rd out of 4,707

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Ortega Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 185
(54%)
33,970
(51%)
 Female 155
(46%)
32,404
(49%)

Ortega Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 299
(88%)
41,106
(62%)
 Black 32
(9%)
5,504
(8%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
2,193
(3%)
 White 3
(1%)
15,804
(24%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,600
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
33
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
134
(0%)

Ortega Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(88%)
40,119
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
3,529
(5%)
 Not Eligible 10
(3%)
22,726
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Ortega Elementary is ranked 2,312th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ortega Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) is significantly 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.

Ortega Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 284
2006 278
2007 254
2008 257
2009 286
2010 296
2011 280
2012 340

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 10.6
2007 10.6
2008 11
2009 11.4
2010 11.1
2011 12.4
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61619718309859
2006 0.96402877697842
2007 0.94488188976378
2008 0.96498054474708
2009 0.96853146853147
2010 0.96959459459459
2011 0.96785714285714
2012 0.97058823529412

Compare Ortega Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
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 97.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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