Palito Blanco Elementary



Palito Blanco Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palito Blanco Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 32
1 34
2 44
3 31
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palito Blanco Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palito Blanco, TX in the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Independent School District. It enrolls 168 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palito Blanco Elementary is the 4,391st largest public school in Texas and the 49,721st largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 168
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,721st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,391st out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,865th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,488th out of 4,707

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Palito Blanco Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 100
(60%)
234
(58%)
 Female 68
(40%)
172
(42%)

Palito Blanco Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 158
(94%)
369
(91%)
 White 9
(5%)
32
(8%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palito Blanco Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(71%)
286
(70%)
 Not Eligible 34
(20%)
88
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(8%)
32
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Palito Blanco Elementary is ranked 3,792nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palito Blanco Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

Palito Blanco Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 195
2006 185
2007 188
2008 178
2009 177
2010 172
2011 158
2012 168

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 14.2
2007 14.6
2008 13.5
2009 13.8
2010 13.2
2011 14.2
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7025641025641
2006 0.74054054054054
2007 0.72340425531915
2008 0.65168539325843
2009 0.79661016949153
2010 0.81976744186047
2011 0.79746835443038
2012 0.79761904761905

Compare Palito Blanco Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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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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