Texas Preparatory School



Texas Preparatory School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Texas Preparatory School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 21
2 23
3 20
4 20
5 15
6 18
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Texas Preparatory School is a public elementary school located in San Marcos, TX in the Texas Preparatory School District. It enrolls 138 students in grades 1st through 12th. Texas Preparatory School is the 4,479th largest public school in Texas and the 51,130th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 138
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,130th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,479th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 536th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,503rd out of 4,707

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Texas Preparatory School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 73
(53%)
73
(53%)
 Female 65
(47%)
65
(47%)

Texas Preparatory School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 87
(63%)
87
(63%)
 White 28
(20%)
28
(20%)
 Black 18
(13%)
18
(13%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Texas Preparatory School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(57%)
79
(57%)
 Not Eligible 41
(30%)
41
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(13%)
18
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Texas Preparatory School is ranked 4,073rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Texas Preparatory School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.3%) is slightly 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.

Texas Preparatory School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 88
2006 94
2007 77
2008 80
2009 105
2010 133
2011 146
2012 138

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 15.9
2007 11
2008 9.6
2009 13.1
2010 12.7
2011 18.2
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64772727272727
2006 0.69148936170213
2007 0.31168831168831
2008 0.4875
2009 0.85714285714286
2010 0.49624060150376
2011 0.6986301369863
2012 0.70289855072464

Compare Texas Preparatory School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 70.3%
 

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Texas Preparatory School
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Public KG - 06 138 12.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 627 14.4:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 561 14.4:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 500 13.1:1 4 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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