Shearn Elementary



Shearn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shearn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 101
K 103
1 112
2 98
3 82
4 69
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shearn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shearn Elementary is the 1,504th largest public school in Texas and the 10,497th largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,497th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,504th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,678th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,829th out of 4,778

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Shearn Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 336
(52%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 314
(48%)
82,642
(49%)

Shearn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 466
(72%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 126
(19%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 29
(4%)
14,735
(9%)
 Asian 26
(4%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

Shearn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 593
(91%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 57
(9%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Shearn Elementary is ranked 642nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shearn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

Shearn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 462
2006 449
2007 466
2008 467
2009 485
2010 502
2011 520
2012 551
2013 567
2014 633
2015 650

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 15.9
2007 16.6
2008 17.3
2009 18
2010 16.8
2011 20
2012 19.7
2013 21
2014 22.6
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94805194805195
2006 0.6837416481069
2007 0.73175965665236
2008 0.7237687366167
2009 0.6680412371134
2010 0.61155378486056
2011 0.5
2012 0.95825771324864
2013 0.94708994708995
2014 0.93206951026856
2015 0.91230769230769

Compare Shearn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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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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