Houston Elementary



Houston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Houston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 91
K 96
1 118
2 120
3 112
4 89
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Houston Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, TX in the Lancaster Independent School District. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. Houston Elementary is the 1,137th largest public school in Texas and the 7,904th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,137th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,168th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,644th out of 4,778

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Houston Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 353
(50%)
2,060
(48%)
 Male 349
(50%)
2,242
(52%)

Houston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 411
(59%)
3,264
(76%)
 Hispanic 263
(37%)
858
(20%)
 White 24
(3%)
104
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
45
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Houston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 558
(79%)
3,527
(82%)
 Not Eligible 95
(14%)
455
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
320
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Houston Elementary is ranked 576th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Houston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.5%) 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.

Houston Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 717
2007 615
2008 651
2009 675
2010 665
2011 655
2012 657
2013 690
2014 681
2015 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 20.7
2007 15.6
2008 18
2009 17.3
2010 17.2
2011 17.9
2012 19.9
2013 17.7
2014 18.3
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77492877492877
2006 0.63179916317992
2007 0.76422764227642
2008 0.82334869431644
2009 0.83259259259259
2010 0.87368421052632
2011 0.80458015267176
2012 0.84322678843227
2013 0.84202898550725
2014 0.87665198237885
2015 0.86467236467236

Compare Houston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 86.5%
 

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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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