Burrus Elementary



Burrus Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burrus Elementary Students by Grade
PK 46
K 65
1 67
2 89
3 79
4 80
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burrus Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burrus Elementary is the 2,788th largest public school in Texas and the 21,322nd largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,322nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,788th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,524th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,507th out of 4,778

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Burrus Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 255
(50%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 251
(50%)
82,642
(49%)

Burrus Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 378
(75%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 118
(23%)
104,021
(62%)
 White 4
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Burrus Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 453
(90%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 53
(10%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Burrus Elementary is ranked 1,444th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burrus Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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.

Burrus Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 373
2006 369
2007 363
2008 360
2009 378
2010 390
2011 514
2012 453
2013 420
2014 481
2015 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 16.4
2007 15.8
2008 15.7
2009 15.1
2010 16.7
2011 21.4
2012 19.6
2013 18
2014 20.8
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95710455764075
2006 0.63685636856369
2007 0.61157024793388
2008 0.58888888888889
2009 0.62962962962963
2010 0.48974358974359
2011 0.39105058365759
2012 0.92715231788079
2013 0.94047619047619
2014 0.88981288981289
2015 0.89525691699605

Compare Burrus Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 89.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 506 18.6:1  
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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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