Gladys Polk Elementary



Gladys Polk Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gladys Polk Elementary Students by Grade
PK 50
K 85
1 98
2 88
3 74
4 75
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gladys Polk Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richwood, TX in the Brazosport Independent School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gladys Polk Elementary is the 3,006th largest public school in Texas and the 24,417th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,417th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,006th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,192nd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,023rd out of 4,707

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Gladys Polk Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 240
(51%)
3,676
(49%)
 Male 230
(49%)
3,891
(51%)

Gladys Polk Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 271
(58%)
4,044
(53%)
 White 151
(32%)
2,590
(34%)
 Black 31
(7%)
604
(8%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
184
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
109
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Gladys Polk Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(50%)
4,255
(56%)
 Not Eligible 196
(42%)
2,706
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(9%)
606
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Gladys Polk Elementary is ranked 2,741st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gladys Polk Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Gladys Polk Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 588
2006 581
2007 511
2008 512
2009 522
2010 459
2011 426
2012 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.8
2007 15.1
2008 15.5
2009 15.6
2010 13.6
2011 14.6
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58673469387755
2006 0.57314974182444
2007 0.60469667318982
2008 0.5625
2009 0.63026819923372
2010 0.59259259259259
2011 0.55868544600939
2012 0.58297872340426

Compare Gladys Polk Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.3%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gladys Polk Elementary
Richwood, TX
Public PK - 04 470 15.7:1  
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Private PK - 08 242 10:1 1 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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