Ortiz Elementary



Ortiz Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ortiz Elementary Students by Grade
PK 70
K 87
1 87
2 120
3 107
4 85
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ortiz Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 673 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ortiz Elementary is the 1,352nd largest public school in Texas and the 9,301st largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 673
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,301st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,352nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,890th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,353rd out of 4,778

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Ortiz Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 338
(50%)
17,101
(51%)
 Female 335
(50%)
16,547
(49%)

Ortiz Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 662
(98%)
33,192
(99%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
11
(0%)
 White 4
(1%)
357
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Ortiz Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 650
(97%)
31,744
(94%)
 Not Eligible 23
(3%)
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, Ortiz Elementary is ranked 425th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ortiz Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) 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.

Ortiz Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 768
2006 743
2007 730
2008 755
2009 678
2010 662
2011 645
2012 625
2013 649
2014 665
2015 673

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 16.9
2007 16.6
2008 17.1
2009 16.7
2010 16.4
2011 17.2
2012 16.2
2013 17.1
2014 15.6
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 0.0092715231788079
2009 0.02212389380531
2010 0.0075528700906344
2011 0.0062015503875969
2012 0.9504
2013 0.95685670261941
2014 0.96541353383459
2015 0.96582466567608

Compare Ortiz Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 96.6%
 

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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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