Poe Elementary



Poe Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Poe Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 117
1 147
2 131
3 132
4 130
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Poe Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 795 students in grades 1st through 12th. Poe Elementary is the 604th largest public school in Texas and the 4,530th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 795
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 604th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,524th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,273rd out of 4,778

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Poe Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 411
(52%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 384
(48%)
84,767
(51%)

Poe Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 296
(37%)
14,735
(9%)
 Hispanic 280
(35%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 111
(14%)
40,163
(24%)
 Asian 61
(8%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 46
(6%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Poe Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 553
(70%)
37,331
(22%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 242
(30%)
130,078
(78%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Poe Elementary is ranked 3,000th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Poe Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Poe Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 723
2006 724
2007 697
2008 706
2009 730
2010 730
2011 756
2012 762
2013 771
2014 804
2015 795

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.9
2007 14.8
2008 15
2009 15.9
2010 17.2
2011 18
2012 17.6
2013 18.2
2014 18.9
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40802213001383
2006 0.31353591160221
2007 0.35724533715925
2008 0.36685552407932
2009 0.34931506849315
2010 0.30958904109589
2011 0.2473544973545
2012 0.40944881889764
2013 0.35538261997406
2014 0.31965174129353
2015 0.30440251572327

Compare Poe Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Poe Elementary
Houston, TX
Public PK - 05 795 18.6:1  
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St Anne Catholic School
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Xavier Educational Academy
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St Luke'S Day School
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Private PK - KG 413 4:1 2 miles
St Johns School
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Private KG - 05 353 10:1 2 miles
Presbyterian School
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Private PK - 08 539 10:1 2 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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