Bussey Elementary



Bussey Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bussey Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 238
1 234
2 212
3 172
4 174
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bussey Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Aldine Independent School District. It enrolls 1,030 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bussey Elementary is the 93rd largest public school in Texas and the 1,032nd largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,030
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,032nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 93rd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,261st out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 197th out of 4,707

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Bussey Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 519
(50%)
21,292
(52%)
 Female 511
(50%)
19,970
(48%)

Bussey Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 979
(95%)
29,267
(71%)
 Black 29
(3%)
10,287
(25%)
 White 16
(2%)
840
(2%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
504
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
280
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Bussey Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 948
(92%)
33,260
(81%)
 Not Eligible 45
(4%)
5,184
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(4%)
2,818
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Bussey Elementary is ranked 28th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bussey Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.6%) 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.

Bussey Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 818
2006 726
2007 722
2008 729
2009 669
2010 926
2011 1030
2012 1030

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.6
2007 15.5
2008 14.4
2009 14.2
2010 17.5
2011 19.5
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88141809290954
2006 0.93939393939394
2007 0.91551246537396
2008 0.92455418381344
2009 0.95216741405082
2010 0.92764578833693
2011 0.92330097087379
2012 0.95631067961165

Compare Bussey Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 95.6%
 

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Public KG - 04 1,030 18.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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