Idea Academy Pharr



Idea Academy Pharr Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Idea Academy Pharr Students by Grade
PK 115
K 124
1 114
2 120
3 118
4 120
5 115
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Idea Academy Pharr is a public elementary school located in Pharr, TX in the Idea Public Schools. It enrolls 826 students in grades 1st through 12th. Idea Academy Pharr is the 495th largest public school in Texas and the 3,754th largest nationally. It has 35.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 826
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 35.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,754th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 495th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,775th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,931st out of 4,778

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Idea Academy Pharr Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 418
(51%)
11,700
(50%)
 Female 408
(49%)
11,826
(50%)

Idea Academy Pharr Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 822
(100%)
22,030
(94%)
 White 3
(0%)
621
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
189
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
619
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Idea Academy Pharr Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 761
(92%)
18,545
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
2,424
(10%)
 Not Eligible 18
(2%)
2,557
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Idea Academy Pharr is ranked 113th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Idea Academy Pharr students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) is significantly 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 Academy Pharr Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 N/A
2010 103
2011 237
2012 361
2013 459
2014 699
2015 826

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 17.9
2011 34.4
2012 33.6
2013 30.7
2014 37
2015 35.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.96116504854369
2011 0.957805907173
2012 0.95013850415512
2013 0.94553376906318
2014 0.92560801144492
2015 0.97820823244552

Compare Idea Academy Pharr to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,590.0% 35.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 826 35.9:1  
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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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