Idea Brownsville Academy



Idea Brownsville Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Brownsville Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 114
2 116
3 121
4 113
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Brownsville Academy is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 688 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Brownsville Academy is the 1,250th largest public school in Texas and the 8,587th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 688
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,587th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,250th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,753rd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,620th out of 4,778

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Idea Brownsville Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 361
(52%)
11,700
(50%)
 Female 327
(48%)
11,826
(50%)

Idea Brownsville Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 666
(97%)
22,030
(94%)
 White 16
(2%)
621
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
189
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
619
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Idea Brownsville Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 471
(68%)
18,545
(79%)
 Not Eligible 109
(16%)
2,557
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(16%)
2,424
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Brownsville Academy is ranked 698th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Brownsville Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.2%) is 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.

Idea Brownsville Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 N/A
2012 352
2013 475
2014 592
2015 688

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 25.8
2013 27.7
2014 25.2
2015 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.79829545454545
2013 0.81052631578947
2014 0.81587837837838
2015 0.84156976744186

Compare Idea Brownsville Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 84.2%
 

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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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