Castaneda Elementary



Castaneda Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Castaneda Elementary Students by Grade
PK 148
K 75
1 88
2 88
3 89
4 70
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Castaneda Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 621 students in grades 1st through 12th. Castaneda Elementary is the 1,743rd largest public school in Texas and the 12,287th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 621
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,287th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,743rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,334th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,005th out of 4,778

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Castaneda Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 317
(51%)
16,547
(49%)
 Male 304
(49%)
17,101
(51%)

Castaneda Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 614
(99%)
33,192
(99%)
 White 7
(1%)
357
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Castaneda Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 592
(95%)
31,744
(94%)
 Not Eligible 29
(5%)
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, Castaneda Elementary is ranked 649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Castaneda Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.3%) 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.

Castaneda Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 625
2006 589
2007 568
2008 603
2009 605
2010 607
2011 622
2012 611
2013 576
2014 568
2015 621

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 15.3
2007 15.1
2008 14.9
2009 16.6
2010 15.8
2011 16.3
2012 15.2
2013 15.3
2014 15.2
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.97381342062193
2013 0.96701388888889
2014 0.95246478873239
2015 0.95330112721417

Compare Castaneda Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 95.3%
 

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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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