Velasco Elementary



Velasco Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Velasco Elementary Students by Grade
PK 89
K 105
1 111
2 110
3 105
4 103
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 623 students in grades 1st through 12th. Velasco Elementary is the 1,672nd largest public school in Texas and the 11,797th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 623
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,797th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,672nd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,813th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,187th out of 4,707

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Velasco Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 323
(52%)
3,891
(51%)
 Female 300
(48%)
3,676
(49%)

Velasco Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 409
(66%)
4,044
(53%)
 White 119
(19%)
2,590
(34%)
 Black 79
(13%)
604
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
184
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
109
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Velasco Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 495
(79%)
4,255
(56%)
 Not Eligible 68
(11%)
2,706
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(10%)
606
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Velasco Elementary is ranked 866th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Velasco Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Velasco Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 89.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Velasco Elementary
Freeport, TX
Public PK - 04 623 17.6:1  
O'Hara Lanier Middle School
Freeport, TX
Public 05 - 06 500 16.9:1 1 miles
O a Fleming Elementary
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Public PK - 04 361 17:1 2 miles
Jane Long Elementary
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Public PK - 04 473 16.8:1 2 miles
T W Ogg Elementary
Clute, TX
Public PK - 04 444 16:1 5 miles
Clute Int
Clute, TX
Public 05 - 08 907 16.6:1 5 miles
S F Austin Elementary
Freeport, TX
Public PK - 06 290 15.1:1 6 miles
O M Roberts Elementary
Lake Jackson, TX
Public PK - 04 591 17.7:1 6 miles
A P Beutel Elementary
Lake Jackson, TX
Public PK - 04 559 17.2:1 7 miles
Brazosport Christian School
Lake Jackson, TX
Private PK - 12 189 8:1 7 miles
Griffith Elementary
Clute, TX
Public PK - 04 517 15.6:1 7 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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