Blackshear Elementary



Blackshear Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackshear Elementary Students by Grade
PK 86
K 94
1 92
2 69
3 69
4 63
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackshear Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackshear Elementary is the 2,528th largest public school in Texas and the 18,753rd largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,528th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,057th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,074th out of 4,778

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Blackshear Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 271
(51%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 264
(49%)
82,642
(49%)

Blackshear Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 433
(81%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 93
(17%)
104,021
(62%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
14,735
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Blackshear Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 494
(92%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 41
(8%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Blackshear Elementary is ranked 1,188th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackshear Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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.

Blackshear Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 388
2006 387
2007 345
2008 323
2009 427
2010 425
2011 406
2012 378
2013 343
2014 574
2015 535

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 14.1
2007 15
2008 16.2
2009 17.8
2010 16.3
2011 17.8
2012 18
2013 18.1
2014 19.9
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9639175257732
2006 0.4625322997416
2007 0.4695652173913
2008 0.48297213622291
2009 0.51288056206089
2010 0.33176470588235
2011 0.33743842364532
2012 0.97883597883598
2013 0.98542274052478
2014 0.84320557491289
2015 0.92336448598131

Compare Blackshear Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 92.3%
 

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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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