Obadiah Knight Elementary



Obadiah Knight Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Obadiah Knight Elementary Students by Grade
PK 87
K 73
1 88
2 86
3 76
4 90
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Obadiah Knight Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 578 students in grades 1st through 12th. Obadiah Knight Elementary is the 2,098th largest public school in Texas and the 15,215th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 578
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,215th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,098th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,144th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,956th out of 4,778

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Obadiah Knight Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 318
(55%)
61,201
(51%)
 Female 260
(45%)
57,685
(49%)

Obadiah Knight Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 561
(97%)
83,628
(70%)
 Black 11
(2%)
26,840
(23%)
 White 4
(1%)
5,780
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
392
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1,483
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
691
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Obadiah Knight Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 550
(95%)
103,456
(87%)
 Not Eligible 16
(3%)
12,754
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
2,676
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Obadiah Knight Elementary is ranked 782nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Obadiah Knight Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) 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.

Obadiah Knight Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 796
2006 839
2007 676
2008 663
2009 670
2010 700
2011 668
2012 673
2013 612
2014 578
2015 578

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.9
2007 14.4
2008 17
2009 16.8
2010 16.5
2011 16.3
2012 17.3
2013 16.8
2014 14.8
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91959798994975
2006 0.92491060786651
2007 0.92307692307692
2008 0.93212669683258
2009 0.95671641791045
2010 0.95142857142857
2011 0.95508982035928
2012 0.97622585438336
2013 0.98692810457516
2014 0.97923875432526
2015 0.97231833910035

Compare Obadiah Knight 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 97.2%
 

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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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