Bess Brannen Elementary



Bess Brannen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bess Brannen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 23
K 77
1 75
2 94
3 99
4 98
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bess Brannen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lake Jackson, TX in the Brazosport Independent School District. It enrolls 466 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bess Brannen Elementary is the 3,032nd largest public school in Texas and the 24,834th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 466
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,032nd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,813th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,436th out of 4,707

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Bess Brannen Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 243
(52%)
3,891
(51%)
 Female 223
(48%)
3,676
(49%)

Bess Brannen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 254
(55%)
2,590
(34%)
 Hispanic 157
(34%)
4,044
(53%)
 Asian 26
(6%)
109
(1%)
 Black 18
(4%)
604
(8%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
184
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bess Brannen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(70%)
2,706
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(25%)
4,255
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
606
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Bess Brannen Elementary is ranked 3,730th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bess Brannen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Bess Brannen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 568
2006 538
2007 532
2008 510
2009 509
2010 515
2011 474
2012 466

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 15.8
2007 15.7
2008 15.6
2009 15.6
2010 16.3
2011 17.5
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31338028169014
2006 0.28252788104089
2007 0.25563909774436
2008 0.24313725490196
2009 0.29666011787819
2010 0.32038834951456
2011 0.32911392405063
2012 0.30472103004292

Compare Bess Brannen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Bess Brannen Elementary
Lake Jackson, TX
Public PK - 04 466 17.6:1  
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Public PK - 04 559 17.2:1 3 miles
T W Ogg Elementary
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Public PK - 04 444 16:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 04 591 17.7:1 4 miles
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Public 05 - 08 907 16.6:1 5 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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