Edwin J Kiest Elementary



Edwin J Kiest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edwin J Kiest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 99
K 93
1 114
2 108
3 113
4 105
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edwin J Kiest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 722 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edwin J Kiest Elementary is the 992nd largest public school in Texas and the 7,058th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,058th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 992nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,144th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 775th out of 4,778

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Edwin J Kiest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 363
(50%)
61,201
(51%)
 Female 359
(50%)
57,685
(49%)

Edwin J Kiest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 633
(88%)
83,628
(70%)
 Black 54
(7%)
26,840
(23%)
 White 27
(4%)
5,780
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
691
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
1,483
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
392
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Edwin J Kiest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 622
(86%)
103,456
(87%)
 Not Eligible 81
(11%)
12,754
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
2,676
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Edwin J Kiest Elementary is ranked 458th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edwin J Kiest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.8%) 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.

Edwin J Kiest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 979
2006 976
2007 684
2008 706
2009 688
2010 729
2011 760
2012 720
2013 716
2014 738
2015 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 19.1
2007 14.9
2008 18.1
2009 17.2
2010 17.9
2011 17.3
2012 18
2013 19
2014 16.3
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88661899897855
2006 0.87397540983607
2007 0.85818713450292
2008 0.87818696883853
2009 0.90406976744186
2010 0.91632373113855
2011 0.89210526315789
2012 0.94861111111111
2013 0.9608938547486
2014 0.88211382113821
2015 0.88781163434903

Compare Edwin J Kiest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 88.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 722 15.2:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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