Sims Elementary



Sims Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sims Elementary Students by Grade
PK 63
K 32
1 33
2 34
3 42
4 29
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sims Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 267 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sims Elementary is the 4,196th largest public school in Texas and the 44,268th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 267
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,268th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,196th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 717th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,132nd out of 4,778

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Sims Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 140
(52%)
30,739
(49%)
 Male 127
(48%)
32,210
(51%)

Sims Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 158
(59%)
37,398
(59%)
 Black 95
(36%)
4,710
(7%)
 White 11
(4%)
16,543
(26%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,744
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
102
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,413
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
39
(0%)

Sims Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(90%)
34,413
(55%)
 Not Eligible 16
(6%)
25,317
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
3,219
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Sims Elementary is ranked 2,925th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sims Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) is significantly 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.

Sims Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 417
2006 411
2007 410
2008 401
2009 314
2010 275
2011 305
2012 293
2013 252
2014 228
2015 267

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.1
2007 12.4
2008 13.5
2009 12.3
2010 11.4
2011 12.8
2012 12.1
2013 11.1
2014 11.6
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60671462829736
2006 0.97323600973236
2007 0.9609756097561
2008 0.97007481296758
2009 0.97452229299363
2010 0.96363636363636
2011 0.95081967213115
2012 0.9419795221843
2013 0.95238095238095
2014 0.95175438596491
2015 0.94007490636704

Compare Sims Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
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 94.0%
 

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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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