Joe M Pirtle Elementary



Joe M Pirtle Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joe M Pirtle Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 134
1 136
2 134
3 131
4 120
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joe M Pirtle Elementary is a public elementary school located in Temple, TX in the Belton Independent School District. It enrolls 776 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joe M Pirtle Elementary is the 634th largest public school in Texas and the 4,772nd largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 776
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,772nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 634th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,593rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 893rd out of 4,707

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Joe M Pirtle Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 392
(51%)
3,721
(52%)
 Female 384
(49%)
3,452
(48%)

Joe M Pirtle Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(59%)
3,954
(55%)
 Hispanic 202
(26%)
2,321
(32%)
 Black 64
(8%)
449
(6%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
251
(3%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
118
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
63
(1%)

Joe M Pirtle Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 493
(64%)
3,417
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(28%)
3,083
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(9%)
673
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Joe M Pirtle Elementary is ranked 2,670th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joe M Pirtle Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.5%) is significantly 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.

Joe M Pirtle Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 743
2006 793
2007 662
2008 661
2009 690
2010 762
2011 798
2012 776

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.9
2007 15.3
2008 16
2009 16.1
2010 17.1
2011 17.5
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35397039030956
2006 0.33165195460277
2007 0.29909365558912
2008 0.30257186081694
2009 0.30289855072464
2010 0.33595800524934
2011 0.33959899749373
2012 0.36469072164948

Compare Joe M Pirtle Elementary 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
This School 36.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 776 17.3:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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