Idea Quest Academy



Idea Quest Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Quest Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 121
1 113
2 111
3 123
4 117
5 119
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 704 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Quest Academy is the 1,084th largest public school in Texas and the 7,497th largest nationally. It has 25.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 704
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,497th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,084th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,683rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,303rd out of 4,707

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Idea Quest Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 367
(52%)
6,225
(50%)
 Female 337
(48%)
6,342
(50%)

Idea Quest Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 654
(93%)
11,985
(95%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
145
(1%)
 White 22
(3%)
271
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
132
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Idea Quest Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 475
(67%)
9,035
(72%)
 Not Eligible 140
(20%)
2,076
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(13%)
1,456
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Quest Academy is ranked 820th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Quest Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) is 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 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

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

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

Compare Idea Quest Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,540.0% 25.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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