Bush Elementary



Bush Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bush Elementary Students by Grade
PK 122
K 163
1 172
2 186
3 134
4 177
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bush Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Alief Independent School District. It enrolls 954 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bush Elementary is the 170th largest public school in Texas and the 1,580th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 954
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,580th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 170th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,225th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 46th out of 4,707

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Bush Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 505
(53%)
14,720
(52%)
 Female 449
(47%)
13,539
(48%)

Bush Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 651
(68%)
15,019
(53%)
 Black 211
(22%)
8,403
(30%)
 American Indian 45
(5%)
227
(1%)
 White 22
(2%)
1,041
(4%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
3,316
(12%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
200
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
53
(0%)

Bush Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 871
(91%)
21,938
(78%)
 Not Eligible 53
(6%)
4,544
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(3%)
1,777
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Bush Elementary is ranked 61st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bush Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.4%) is significantly 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.

Bush Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 960
2006 828
2007 857
2008 905
2009 987
2010 1006
2011 1026
2012 954

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 12.6
2007 14.7
2008 15.2
2009 16
2010 15.8
2011 15.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88958333333333
2006 0.88526570048309
2007 0.89031505250875
2008 0.9182320441989
2009 0.93211752786221
2010 0.91451292246521
2011 0.93372319688109
2012 0.94444444444444

Compare Bush Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 94.4%
 

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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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