Kelso Elementary



Kelso Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kelso Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 67
1 66
2 64
3 72
4 76
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kelso Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 451 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kelso Elementary is the 3,211th largest public school in Texas and the 26,764th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,211th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,984th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,413th out of 4,778

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Kelso Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(52%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 218
(48%)
82,642
(49%)

Kelso Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 283
(63%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 163
(36%)
40,163
(24%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 White 2
(0%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

Kelso Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 423
(94%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 28
(6%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Kelso Elementary is ranked 1,645th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kelso Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.8%) 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.

Kelso Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 569
2006 560
2007 528
2008 521
2009 514
2010 515
2011 455
2012 448
2013 445
2014 436
2015 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 16.3
2007 13.9
2008 13.7
2009 13.2
2010 14.1
2011 15.2
2012 15.4
2013 16.5
2014 16.1
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96660808435852
2006 0.65178571428571
2007 0.69128787878788
2008 0.68138195777351
2009 0.59922178988327
2010 0.45436893203883
2011 0.38021978021978
2012 0.95089285714286
2013 0.96404494382022
2014 0.9243119266055
2015 0.93791574279379

Compare Kelso Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 93.8%
 

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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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