Thornwood Elementary



Thornwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 24
K 45
1 72
2 77
3 65
4 59
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thornwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Spring Branch Independent School District. It enrolls 399 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thornwood Elementary is the 3,564th largest public school in Texas and the 32,192nd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,192nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,564th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,317th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,673rd out of 4,778

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Thornwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(51%)
13,255
(51%)
 Female 197
(49%)
12,571
(49%)

Thornwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 199
(50%)
15,591
(60%)
 Black 100
(25%)
1,139
(4%)
 White 57
(14%)
6,780
(26%)
 Asian 28
(7%)
1,589
(6%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
263
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
446
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Thornwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 316
(79%)
14,592
(57%)
 Not Eligible 83
(21%)
10,498
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
736
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Thornwood Elementary is ranked 2,451st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.2%) 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.

Thornwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 540
2006 511
2007 455
2008 463
2009 440
2010 419
2011 457
2012 477
2013 489
2014 376
2015 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 12.6
2007 12.2
2008 13.2
2009 13.3
2010 12.3
2011 15.6
2012 15.1
2013 16.7
2014 13.4
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68888888888889
2006 0.71819960861057
2007 0.71648351648352
2008 0.7170626349892
2009 0.77954545454545
2010 0.8472553699284
2011 0.82713347921225
2012 0.82599580712788
2013 0.81799591002045
2014 0.52659574468085
2015 0.79197994987469

Compare Thornwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 79.2%
 

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