Sharp Elementary



Sharp Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sharp Elementary Students by Grade
PK 65
K 70
1 87
2 74
3 78
4 68
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sharp Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 528 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sharp Elementary is the 2,534th largest public school in Texas and the 18,976th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,976th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,534th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,033rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,386th out of 4,707

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Sharp Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 272
(52%)
17,689
(49%)
 Male 256
(48%)
18,285
(51%)

Sharp Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 516
(98%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 12
(2%)
322
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sharp Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 492
(93%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 36
(7%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Sharp Elementary is ranked 1,203rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sharp Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) is significantly 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.

Sharp Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 649
2006 606
2007 675
2008 635
2009 588
2010 580
2011 590
2012 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15.8
2007 17.4
2008 15
2009 15.9
2010 15.7
2011 16.5
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.002962962962963
2008 0.0078740157480315
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.93181818181818

Compare Sharp Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 93.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 528 15.5:1  
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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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