Living Way Leadership Academy



Living Way Leadership Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Living Way Leadership Academy Students by Grade
PK 46
K 75
1 120
2 122
3 152
4 136
5 136
6 132
7 142
8 113
9 86
10 84
11 0
12 0

Living Way Leadership Academy is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Jubilee Academic Center School District. It enrolls 1,344 students in grades 1st through 12th. Living Way Leadership Academy is the 12th largest public school in Texas and the 286th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,344
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 286th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 12th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,636th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 52nd out of 4,778

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Living Way Leadership Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 684
(51%)
2,339
(51%)
 Male 660
(49%)
2,259
(49%)

Living Way Leadership Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,310
(97%)
3,569
(78%)
 White 30
(2%)
477
(10%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
70
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
100
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
373
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Living Way Leadership Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 702
(52%)
2,388
(52%)
 Not Eligible 478
(36%)
1,671
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 164
(12%)
539
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Living Way Leadership Academy is ranked 70th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Living Way Leadership Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) is slightly 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.

Living Way Leadership Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 330
2012 384
2013 556
2014 1215
2015 1344

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 15.2
2012 15.5
2013 16.8
2014 18.8
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.66969696969697
2012 0.7109375
2013 0.75179856115108
2014 0.71440329218107
2015 0.64434523809524

Compare Living Way Leadership Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 64.4%
 

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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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