Las Americas



Las Americas Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Las Americas Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 20
5 14
6 31
7 31
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Las Americas is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 144 students in grades 1st through 12th. Las Americas is the 4,574th largest public school in Texas and the 51,201st largest nationally. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 144
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,201st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,574th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 258th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,521st out of 4,778

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Las Americas Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 79
(55%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 65
(45%)
84,767
(51%)

Las Americas Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 114
(79%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 17
(12%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 7
(5%)
14,735
(9%)
 Asian 5
(3%)
6,226
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
375
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Las Americas Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 139
(97%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 5
(3%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Las Americas is ranked 3,820th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Las Americas students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.5%) 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.

Las Americas Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 95
2006 112
2007 104
2008 95
2009 120
2010 130
2011 152
2012 180
2013 156
2014 320
2015 144

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.3
2007 17.6
2008 12.2
2009 14.7
2010 15.1
2011 16
2012 24.8
2013 16.9
2014 21.1
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96842105263158
2006 0.96428571428571
2007 0.97115384615385
2008 0.96842105263158
2009 0.96666666666667
2010 0.9
2011 0.79605263157895
2012 0.98333333333333
2013 0.98076923076923
2014 0.990625
2015 0.96527777777778

Compare Las Americas to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 96.5%
 

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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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