Idea Mcallen Academy



Idea Mcallen Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Mcallen Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 120
1 117
2 116
3 118
4 118
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Mcallen Academy is a public elementary school located in Mcallen, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 709 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Mcallen Academy is the 1,090th largest public school in Texas and the 7,595th largest nationally. It has 34.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 709
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 34.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,595th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,090th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,774th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,117th out of 4,778

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Idea Mcallen Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 357
(50%)
11,826
(50%)
 Male 352
(50%)
11,700
(50%)

Idea Mcallen Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 680
(96%)
22,030
(94%)
 White 14
(2%)
621
(3%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
189
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
619
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Idea Mcallen Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(67%)
18,545
(79%)
 Not Eligible 141
(20%)
2,557
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(13%)
2,424
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Mcallen Academy is ranked 751st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Mcallen Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) 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.

Idea Mcallen Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 N/A
2012 350
2013 484
2014 591
2015 709

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 29.3
2013 29.5
2014 27.6
2015 34.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.7
2013 0.74173553719008
2014 0.71742808798646
2015 0.80112834978843

Compare Idea Mcallen Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,420.0% 34.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 80.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Idea Mcallen Academy
Mcallen, TX
Public KG - 05 709 34.2:1  
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory
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Public 06 - 09 490 20.4:1 1 miles
Romulo D Martinez Elementary
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Public PK - 06 620 17.9:1 1 miles
Idea North Mission College Preparatory
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Public 06 - 06 121 24.2:1 1 miles
Idea North Mission Academy
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Public KG - KG 120 59.7:1 1 miles
Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary
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Public PK - 06 596 17.8:1 2 miles
Escandon Elementary
Mcallen, TX
Public PK - 05 428 12.2:1 2 miles
Instituto Bilingue San Jose
Mission, TX
Private PK - KG 180 5:1 2 miles
Alvarez Elementary
Mcallen, TX
Public PK - 05 534 15.9:1 2 miles
Thigpen-Zavala Elementary
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Public PK - 05 614 16.8:1 2 miles
Lincoln Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 558 11.5:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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