Alta Vista Elementary



Alta Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 75
K 76
1 99
2 80
3 74
4 69
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alta Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waco, TX in the Waco Independent School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alta Vista Elementary is the 2,279th largest public school in Texas and the 16,722nd largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,722nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,279th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,614th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,674th out of 4,778

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Alta Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 289
(52%)
5,352
(48%)
 Male 270
(48%)
5,883
(52%)

Alta Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 352
(63%)
6,662
(59%)
 Black 137
(25%)
3,230
(29%)
 White 58
(10%)
1,096
(10%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
201
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Alta Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(82%)
9,354
(83%)
 Not Eligible 57
(10%)
1,158
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
723
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Alta Vista Elementary is ranked 1,144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly 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.

Alta Vista Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 484
2007 460
2008 487
2009 497
2010 460
2011 453
2012 507
2013 514
2014 520
2015 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.9
2007 16
2008 16.2
2009 16.6
2010 15.4
2011 14.9
2012 16.8
2013 15.8
2014 16
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75809935205184
2006 0.77066115702479
2007 0.79565217391304
2008 0.79055441478439
2009 0.85110663983903
2010 0.85434782608696
2011 0.89403973509934
2012 0.90335305719921
2013 0.92801556420233
2014 0.925
2015 0.89803220035778

Compare Alta Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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