Sheldon Elementary



Sheldon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheldon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 168
2 145
3 170
4 153
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sheldon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Sheldon Independent School District. It enrolls 770 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sheldon Elementary is the 735th largest public school in Texas and the 5,313th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 770
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,313th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 735th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,211th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,181st out of 4,778

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Sheldon Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 404
(52%)
3,173
(51%)
 Female 366
(48%)
3,085
(49%)

Sheldon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 590
(77%)
4,428
(71%)
 White 104
(14%)
472
(8%)
 Black 61
(8%)
1,236
(20%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
68
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Sheldon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 534
(69%)
4,537
(72%)
 Not Eligible 170
(22%)
1,144
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
577
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Sheldon Elementary is ranked 599th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheldon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.9%) 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.

Sheldon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 625
2007 721
2008 588
2009 675
2010 689
2011 677
2012 693
2013 695
2014 719
2015 770

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 15.9
2007 15.6
2008 14.7
2009 13.4
2010 14.5
2011 16
2012 17.1
2013 16.4
2014 15.8
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73820754716981
2006 0.744
2007 0.76837725381415
2008 0.72448979591837
2009 0.72444444444444
2010 0.78229317851959
2011 0.77104874446086
2012 0.7965367965368
2013 0.78705035971223
2014 0.74687065368567
2015 0.77922077922078

Compare Sheldon 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 77.9%
 

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