Polk Middle School



Polk Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 369
7 369
8 327
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polk Middle School is a public elementary school located in Carrollton, TX in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. It enrolls 1,065 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,065
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.28

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Polk Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 538
(51%)
9,819
(52%)
 Female 527
(49%)
9,179
(48%)

Polk Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 546
(51%)
10,351
(54%)
 Black 240
(23%)
3,146
(17%)
 White 183
(17%)
2,997
(16%)
 Asian 65
(6%)
2,156
(11%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
275
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Polk Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 603
(57%)
10,616
(56%)
 Not Eligible 372
(35%)
6,652
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(8%)
1,730
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Polk Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly 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.

Polk Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 928
2006 970
2007 1056
2008 1029
2009 1057
2010 1042
2011 1090
2012 1065

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.8
2007 16.7
2008 15.1
2009 16.3
2010 16.1
2011 17.4
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44073275862069
2006 0.45979381443299
2007 0.52651515151515
2008 0.56851311953353
2009 0.57237464522233
2010 0.60940499040307
2011 0.63577981651376
2012 0.65070422535211

Compare Polk Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,065 17.4:1  
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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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