Brite Elementary



Brite Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brite Elementary Students by Grade
PK 91
K 82
1 95
2 94
3 95
4 100
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brite Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 658 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brite Elementary is the 1,446th largest public school in Texas and the 10,049th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,049th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,446th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,420th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,712th out of 4,778

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Brite Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 343
(52%)
17,101
(51%)
 Female 315
(48%)
16,547
(49%)

Brite Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 653
(99%)
33,192
(99%)
 White 4
(1%)
357
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Brite Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 608
(92%)
31,744
(94%)
 Not Eligible 50
(8%)
1,904
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Brite Elementary is ranked 573rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brite Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.4%) 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.

Brite Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 597
2007 723
2008 738
2009 713
2010 732
2011 705
2012 745
2013 747
2014 706
2015 658

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 14.7
2007 16.7
2008 16.3
2009 15.2
2010 16
2011 15.8
2012 16.5
2013 17.8
2014 16.4
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.94765100671141
2013 0.95983935742972
2014 0.93059490084986
2015 0.92401215805471

Compare Brite Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 92.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 658 16.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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