Sam Houston Elementary



Sam Houston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sam Houston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 70
K 108
1 138
2 157
3 131
4 129
5 136
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sam Houston Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Galena Park Independent School District. It enrolls 869 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sam Houston Elementary is the 363rd largest public school in Texas and the 2,882nd largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 869
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,882nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 363rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,211th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 654th out of 4,778

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Sam Houston Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 437
(50%)
6,957
(52%)
 Female 432
(50%)
6,523
(48%)

Sam Houston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 801
(92%)
10,729
(80%)
 White 48
(6%)
760
(6%)
 Black 13
(1%)
1,735
(13%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
93
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
58
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sam Houston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 771
(89%)
10,074
(75%)
 Not Eligible 69
(8%)
2,249
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(3%)
1,157
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Sam Houston Elementary is ranked 120th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sam Houston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) 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.

Sam Houston Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 790
2008 778
2009 813
2010 849
2011 855
2012 846
2013 838
2014 875
2015 869

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 13.9
2008 13.5
2009 13.8
2010 14.8
2011 15.5
2012 15.8
2013 15.3
2014 17.5
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.91898734177215
2008 0.92159383033419
2009 0.92619926199262
2010 0.93168433451119
2011 0.91461988304094
2012 0.92080378250591
2013 0.93556085918854
2014 0.91085714285714
2015 0.92059838895282

Compare Sam Houston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 92.1%
 

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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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