Herrera Elementary



Herrera Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Herrera Elementary Students by Grade
PK 90
K 129
1 131
2 129
3 139
4 135
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Herrera Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 884 students in grades 1st through 12th. Herrera Elementary is the 327th largest public school in Texas and the 2,637th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 884
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,637th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 327th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,753rd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 479th out of 4,778

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Herrera Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 453
(51%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 431
(49%)
82,642
(49%)

Herrera Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 839
(95%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 22
(2%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 19
(2%)
14,735
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Herrera Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 869
(98%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 15
(2%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Herrera Elementary is ranked 65th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Herrera Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) 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.

Herrera Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 905
2006 941
2007 967
2008 952
2009 951
2010 959
2011 920
2012 906
2013 901
2014 888
2015 884

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.3
2007 17.6
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 17.8
2011 17.7
2012 17.4
2013 17.7
2014 16.8
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96353591160221
2006 0.7268862911796
2007 0.78697001034126
2008 0.78361344537815
2009 0.76550998948475
2010 0.64337851929093
2011 0.50869565217391
2012 0.92273730684327
2013 0.94561598224195
2014 0.97747747747748
2015 0.98303167420814

Compare Herrera Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 98.3%
 

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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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