Idea Quest Academy



Idea Quest Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Quest Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 122
2 114
3 122
4 112
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Quest Academy is a public elementary school located in Edinburg, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 697 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Quest Academy is the 1,168th largest public school in Texas and the 8,131st largest nationally. It has 31.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 697
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,131st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,168th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,769th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,023rd out of 4,778

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Idea Quest Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 350
(50%)
11,700
(50%)
 Female 347
(50%)
11,826
(50%)

Idea Quest Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 649
(93%)
22,030
(94%)
 Asian 26
(4%)
189
(1%)
 White 19
(3%)
621
(3%)
 Black 3
(0%)
619
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Idea Quest Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 576
(83%)
18,545
(79%)
 Not Eligible 67
(10%)
2,557
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
2,424
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Quest Academy is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Quest Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.4%) 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.

Idea Quest Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 281
2007 394
2008 568
2009 699
2010 627
2011 670
2012 704
2013 700
2014 692
2015 697

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 23.4
2007 21.9
2008 21.7
2009 23.3
2010 21.7
2011 29.9
2012 25.4
2013 26.4
2014 26.2
2015 31.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.48754448398577
2007 0.48477157360406
2008 0.59154929577465
2009 0.59942775393419
2010 0.65071770334928
2011 0.65522388059701
2012 0.80113636363636
2013 0.80142857142857
2014 0.85693641618497
2015 0.9038737446198

Compare Idea Quest Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,170.0% 31.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 90.4%
 

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Public KG - 05 697 31.7:1  
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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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