Mcgowen Elementary



Mcgowen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcgowen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 49
K 54
1 71
2 63
3 71
4 76
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mcgowen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 448 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mcgowen Elementary is the 3,234th largest public school in Texas and the 27,089th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 448
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,089th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,234th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,543rd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,850th out of 4,778

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Mcgowen Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 237
(53%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 211
(47%)
82,642
(49%)

Mcgowen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 333
(74%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 108
(24%)
104,021
(62%)
 White 5
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
130
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)

Mcgowen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 353
(79%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 95
(21%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Mcgowen Elementary is ranked 2,167th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcgowen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) is 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.

Mcgowen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 392
2007 359
2008 350
2009 358
2010 362
2011 439
2012 432
2013 437
2014 446
2015 448

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16
2007 15.6
2008 16.7
2009 16.3
2010 16.9
2011 19.1
2012 18.8
2013 19.9
2014 19.5
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93260869565217
2006 0.58928571428571
2007 0.64902506963788
2008 0.64285714285714
2009 0.62011173184358
2010 0.46961325966851
2011 0.49886104783599
2012 0.98148148148148
2013 0.96109839816934
2014 0.87668161434978
2015 0.78794642857143

Compare Mcgowen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 78.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mcgowen Elementary
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Public PK - 05 448 18.7:1  
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Public PK - 05 716 18.2:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 701 16.8:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 475 17.3:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 502 14.7:1 3 miles
Hilliard Elementary
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Public PK - 05 695 17.4:1 3 miles
Isaacs Elementary
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Public PK - 05 376 16.3:1 3 miles
Forest Brook Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 904 16.6:1 3 miles
Shadydale Elementary
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Public KG - 05 915 16.9:1 3 miles
Resurrection Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 225 15:1 4 miles
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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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