Idea Academy



Idea Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 110
1 118
2 121
3 118
4 120
5 124
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Academy is a public elementary school located in Donna, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 711 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Academy is the 1,031st largest public school in Texas and the 7,171st largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 711
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,171st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,031st out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,699th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,716th out of 4,707

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Idea Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 364
(51%)
6,342
(50%)
 Male 347
(49%)
6,225
(50%)

Idea Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 701
(99%)
11,985
(95%)
 White 7
(1%)
271
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
145
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
132
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Idea Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 567
(80%)
9,035
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(11%)
1,456
(12%)
 Not Eligible 66
(9%)
2,076
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Academy is ranked 472nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.7%) 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.

Idea Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 694
2008 664
2009 682
2010 626
2011 683
2012 711

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 20.4
2008 20.8
2009 20.1
2010 19.6
2011 31
2012 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.81844380403458
2008 0.85240963855422
2009 0.85483870967742
2010 0.85782747603834
2011 0.87554904831625
2012 0.90717299578059

Compare Idea Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 90.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Idea Academy
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Public KG - 05 711 29.9:1  
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Public PK - 05 512 19:1 2 miles
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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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