Birkes Elementary



Birkes Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birkes Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 156
1 175
2 199
3 215
4 191
5 213
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birkes Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. It enrolls 1,180 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birkes Elementary is the 30th largest public school in Texas and the 542nd largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,180
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 542nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 30th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,906th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 58th out of 4,778

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Birkes Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 617
(52%)
40,828
(51%)
 Female 563
(48%)
38,589
(49%)

Birkes Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 407
(34%)
20,368
(26%)
 Hispanic 329
(28%)
35,874
(45%)
 Black 206
(17%)
13,250
(17%)
 Asian 186
(16%)
7,221
(9%)
 Two or More 50
(4%)
2,052
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
87
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
565
(1%)

Birkes Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 865
(73%)
38,572
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(21%)
34,631
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(6%)
6,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Birkes Elementary is ranked 2,462nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birkes Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Birkes Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1374
2006 998
2007 1167
2008 1314
2009 1390
2010 1356
2011 1329
2012 1335
2013 1305
2014 1246
2015 1180

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 14.5
2007 15.6
2008 14.8
2009 16.9
2010 19.1
2011 19.2
2012 19.3
2013 18.1
2014 18.1
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13464337700146
2006 0.16533066132265
2007 0.15938303341902
2008 0.20243531202435
2009 0.22014388489209
2010 0.24410029498525
2011 0.25131677953348
2012 0.25243445692884
2013 0.25747126436782
2014 0.24959871589085
2015 0.26694915254237

Compare Birkes Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,180 17.2:1  
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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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