Spence Elementary



Spence Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spence Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 200
1 212
2 218
3 202
4 186
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spence Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Aldine Independent School District. It enrolls 1,018 students in grades 1st through 12th. Spence Elementary is the 127th largest public school in Texas and the 1,245th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,018
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,245th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 127th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,592nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 396th out of 4,778

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Spence Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 527
(52%)
22,538
(51%)
 Female 491
(48%)
21,666
(49%)

Spence Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 615
(60%)
32,113
(73%)
 Black 372
(37%)
10,254
(23%)
 White 15
(1%)
913
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
281
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
505
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Spence Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 880
(86%)
39,719
(90%)
 Not Eligible 138
(14%)
4,485
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Spence Elementary is ranked 60th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spence Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.4%) 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.

Spence Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 976
2006 794
2007 903
2008 976
2009 1050
2010 874
2011 971
2012 1071
2013 1033
2014 983
2015 1018

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 16.2
2007 16.4
2008 16.5
2009 17.4
2010 17.8
2011 19.5
2012 20.7
2013 19.3
2014 19.3
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74385245901639
2006 0.84382871536524
2007 0.84939091915836
2008 0.87602459016393
2009 0.86380952380952
2010 0.88672768878719
2011 0.90216271884655
2012 0.84500466853408
2013 0.90900290416263
2014 0.90030518819939
2015 0.86444007858546

Compare Spence Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 86.4%
 

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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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