Kipp Explore Academy



Kipp Explore Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kipp Explore Academy Students by Grade
PK 244
K 126
1 129
2 123
3 122
4 112
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kipp Explore Academy is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Kipp Inc Charter School District. It enrolls 856 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kipp Explore Academy is the 399th largest public school in Texas and the 3,126th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 856
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,126th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 399th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,709th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,497th out of 4,778

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Kipp Explore Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 441
(52%)
5,146
(50%)
 Male 415
(48%)
5,068
(50%)

Kipp Explore Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 832
(97%)
6,417
(63%)
 Black 14
(2%)
3,446
(34%)
 White 5
(1%)
74
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
182
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
56
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kipp Explore Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 749
(88%)
8,488
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(9%)
954
(9%)
 Not Eligible 34
(4%)
772
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Kipp Explore Academy is ranked 102nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kipp Explore Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) 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.

Kipp Explore Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 97
2009 215
2010 339
2011 572
2012 801
2013 928
2014 838
2015 856

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 19.4
2009 18.4
2010 18.8
2011 19
2012 18.9
2013 19.4
2014 20.4
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.90721649484536
2009 0.86511627906977
2010 0.89675516224189
2011 0.93181818181818
2012 0.88639200998752
2013 0.92995689655172
2014 0.94868735083532
2015 0.96028037383178

Compare Kipp Explore Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 96.0%
 

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Public PK - 04 856 20.8:1  
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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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