Atherton Elementary



Atherton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Atherton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 54
K 91
1 97
2 80
3 87
4 89
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Atherton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 576 students in grades 1st through 12th. Atherton Elementary is the 2,114th largest public school in Texas and the 15,356th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 576
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,356th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,114th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,292nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,853rd out of 4,778

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Atherton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 289
(50%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 287
(50%)
84,767
(51%)

Atherton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 455
(79%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 117
(20%)
104,021
(62%)
 White 3
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Atherton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 554
(96%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 22
(4%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Atherton Elementary is ranked 829th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Atherton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Atherton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 373
2006 378
2007 347
2008 387
2009 357
2010 342
2011 367
2012 367
2013 536
2014 547
2015 576

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.1
2007 13.9
2008 16.1
2009 13.7
2010 13.8
2011 16.7
2012 16.7
2013 18.9
2014 19.7
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93029490616622
2006 0.51058201058201
2007 0.59077809798271
2008 0.6046511627907
2009 0.60224089635854
2010 0.46198830409357
2011 0.30517711171662
2012 0.96457765667575
2013 0.9589552238806
2014 0.95246800731261
2015 0.96180555555556

Compare Atherton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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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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