Vanguard Academy



Vanguard Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vanguard Academy Students by Grade
PK 106
K 83
1 84
2 85
3 87
4 106
5 141
6 127
7 108
8 102
9 62
10 42
11 21
12 16

Vanguard Academy is a public elementary school located in Pharr, TX in the Vanguard Academy. It enrolls 1,170 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vanguard Academy is the 35th largest public school in Texas and the 496th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,170
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 496th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 35th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,593rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 33rd out of 4,707

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Vanguard Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 633
(54%)
891
(53%)
 Male 537
(46%)
804
(47%)

Vanguard Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,118
(96%)
1,622
(96%)
 White 47
(4%)
64
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Vanguard Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 813
(69%)
1,173
(69%)
 Not Eligible 203
(17%)
287
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 154
(13%)
235
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Vanguard Academy is ranked 31st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vanguard Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.6%) 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.

Vanguard Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 286
2006 369
2007 423
2008 673
2009 860
2010 1062
2011 1295
2012 1170

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 16.8
2007 18.5
2008 18.7
2009 17.9
2010 15.6
2011 17.8
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79370629370629
2006 0.73441734417344
2007 0.78250591016548
2008 0.79197622585438
2009 0.80348837209302
2010 0.8286252354049
2011 0.83861003861004
2012 0.82649572649573

Compare Vanguard Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 82.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Vanguard Academy
Pharr, TX
Public PK - 12 1,170 17.3:1  
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Public PK - 04 525 16.9:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 865 15.3:1 1 miles
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Public PK - PK 684 33.4:1 1 miles
Pharr Elementary
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Public PK - 05 747 17.6:1 1 miles
San Juan Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 879 15.4:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 553 16.8:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 12 727 15:1 3 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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