Back Elementary



Back Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Back Elementary Students by Grade
PK 48
K 52
1 70
2 70
3 74
4 73
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Back Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rowlett, TX in the Garland Independent School District. It enrolls 464 students in grades 1st through 12th. Back Elementary is the 3,107th largest public school in Texas and the 25,469th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,469th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,107th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,890th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,022nd out of 4,778

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Back Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 242
(52%)
20,713
(52%)
 Female 222
(48%)
19,180
(48%)

Back Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 178
(38%)
20,107
(50%)
 Black 125
(27%)
6,817
(17%)
 Asian 75
(16%)
3,241
(8%)
 White 72
(16%)
7,853
(20%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
956
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
890
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Back Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 259
(56%)
24,296
(61%)
 Not Eligible 150
(32%)
12,259
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(12%)
3,338
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Back Elementary is ranked 2,475th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Back Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.7%) is slightly 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.

Back Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 581
2007 569
2008 555
2009 585
2010 577
2011 523
2012 519
2013 480
2014 484
2015 464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 14.8
2007 15.4
2008 15.1
2009 16.3
2010 16.9
2011 16.3
2012 16.7
2013 16
2014 15.1
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35526315789474
2006 0.42340791738382
2007 0.44463971880492
2008 0.47207207207207
2009 0.52991452991453
2010 0.5736568457539
2011 0.5736137667304
2012 0.59152215799615
2013 0.62708333333333
2014 0.63429752066116
2015 0.67672413793103

Compare Back Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 67.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 464 14.9:1  
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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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