Brite Elementary



Brite Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brite Elementary Students by Grade
PK 116
K 101
1 91
2 106
3 116
4 131
5 84
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 745 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brite Elementary is the 813th largest public school in Texas and the 5,824th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 745
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 813th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,933rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 841st out of 4,707

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Brite Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 380
(51%)
18,285
(51%)
 Female 365
(49%)
17,689
(49%)

Brite Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 740
(99%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 4
(1%)
322
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Brite Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 706
(95%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 39
(5%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Brite Elementary is ranked 283rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brite 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.

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

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

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

Compare Brite Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 94.8%
 

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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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