Velasco Elementary



Velasco Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Velasco Elementary Students by Grade
PK 98
K 108
1 111
2 135
3 98
4 115
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Velasco Elementary is a public elementary school located in Freeport, TX in the Brazosport Independent School District. It enrolls 665 students in grades 1st through 12th. Velasco Elementary is the 1,398th largest public school in Texas and the 9,695th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 665
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,695th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,398th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,790th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,410th out of 4,778

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Velasco Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 353
(53%)
3,838
(52%)
 Female 312
(47%)
3,499
(48%)

Velasco Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(66%)
4,099
(56%)
 White 111
(17%)
2,343
(32%)
 Black 93
(14%)
571
(8%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
185
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
96
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
40
(1%)

Velasco Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 539
(81%)
4,064
(55%)
 Not Eligible 82
(12%)
2,800
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
473
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Velasco Elementary is ranked 687th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Velasco Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is 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.

Velasco Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 643
2006 635
2007 611
2008 603
2009 597
2010 623
2011 596
2012 623
2013 604
2014 648
2015 665

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.6
2007 15.3
2008 15.3
2009 15
2010 15.9
2011 17.5
2012 17.6
2013 15.9
2014 16.8
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87247278382582
2006 0.86929133858268
2007 0.85270049099836
2008 0.88391376451078
2009 0.88442211055276
2010 0.80577849117175
2011 0.86744966442953
2012 0.8908507223114
2013 0.87913907284768
2014 0.88888888888889
2015 0.87669172932331

Compare Velasco Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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Public PK - 04 665 15.9:1  
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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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