Idea Frontier Academy



Idea Frontier Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Frontier Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 117
2 114
3 127
4 124
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Frontier Academy is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 722 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Frontier Academy is the 948th largest public school in Texas and the 6,705th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 948th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,694th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,464th out of 4,707

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Idea Frontier Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 400
(55%)
6,342
(50%)
 Male 322
(45%)
6,225
(50%)

Idea Frontier Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 706
(98%)
11,985
(95%)
 White 9
(1%)
271
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
145
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
132
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Idea Frontier Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 565
(78%)
9,035
(72%)
 Not Eligible 90
(12%)
2,076
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(9%)
1,456
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Frontier Academy is ranked 517th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Frontier Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is 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.

Idea Frontier Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 145
2007 262
2008 488
2009 622
2010 580
2011 686
2012 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 22.3
2007 22.8
2008 20.3
2009 20.4
2010 20.5
2011 27.4
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.73103448275862
2007 0.8206106870229
2008 0.87704918032787
2009 0.88745980707395
2010 0.86206896551724
2011 0.87900874635569
2012 0.87534626038781

Compare Idea Frontier Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 722 27.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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