R L Thornton Elementary



R L Thornton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R L Thornton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 61
K 54
1 57
2 73
3 73
4 58
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

R L Thornton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. R L Thornton Elementary is the 3,342nd largest public school in Texas and the 28,437th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,437th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,342nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,575th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,172nd out of 4,778

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R L Thornton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 230
(53%)
61,201
(51%)
 Female 205
(47%)
57,685
(49%)

R L Thornton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 408
(94%)
26,840
(23%)
 Hispanic 20
(5%)
83,628
(70%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
691
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
392
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
5,780
(5%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,483
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

R L Thornton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 394
(91%)
103,456
(87%)
 Not Eligible 38
(9%)
12,754
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
2,676
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, R L Thornton Elementary is ranked 1,826th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of R L Thornton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.3%) 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.

R L Thornton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 591
2006 515
2007 542
2008 527
2009 539
2010 493
2011 476
2012 499
2013 489
2014 476
2015 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 15.1
2007 16.2
2008 15.3
2009 17.1
2010 15.2
2011 15.4
2012 17.2
2013 16.9
2014 15.9
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85617597292724
2006 0.86019417475728
2007 0.89483394833948
2008 0.93168880455408
2009 0.91836734693878
2010 0.91886409736308
2011 0.9390756302521
2012 0.96593186372745
2013 0.95092024539877
2014 0.83193277310924
2015 0.91264367816092

Compare R L Thornton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.3%
 

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