Widen Elementary



Widen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Widen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 99
K 109
1 108
2 99
3 85
4 111
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Widen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 692 students in grades 1st through 12th. Widen Elementary is the 1,170th largest public school in Texas and the 8,029th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 692
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,029th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,170th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 685th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 335th out of 4,707

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Widen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 349
(50%)
32,404
(49%)
 Male 343
(50%)
33,970
(51%)

Widen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 643
(93%)
41,106
(62%)
 Black 33
(5%)
5,504
(8%)
 White 10
(1%)
15,804
(24%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,600
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
134
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,193
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Widen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 608
(88%)
40,119
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(7%)
3,529
(5%)
 Not Eligible 36
(5%)
22,726
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Widen Elementary is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Widen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.8%) 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.

Widen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 775
2006 807
2007 849
2008 822
2009 806
2010 783
2011 741
2012 692

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.6
2007 14.7
2008 14.3
2009 15
2010 14.1
2011 15.1
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70967741935484
2006 0.90830235439901
2007 0.89870435806832
2008 0.92214111922141
2009 0.93548387096774
2010 0.94763729246488
2011 0.9527665317139
2012 0.94797687861272

Compare Widen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
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 94.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 692 13.3:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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