Gholson School



Gholson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gholson School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 17
1 22
2 17
3 14
4 21
5 18
6 13
7 16
8 25
9 19
10 16
11 20
12 17

Gholson School is a public elementary school located in Waco, TX in the Gholson Independent School District. It enrolls 247 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gholson School is the 4,265th largest public school in Texas and the 45,685th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,685th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,265th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 618th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,204th out of 4,778

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Gholson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 134
(54%)
134
(54%)
 Male 113
(46%)
113
(46%)

Gholson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(70%)
173
(70%)
 Hispanic 63
(26%)
63
(26%)
 Black 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gholson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(64%)
158
(64%)
 Not Eligible 56
(23%)
56
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(13%)
33
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Gholson School is ranked 3,413th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gholson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is 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.

Gholson School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 147
2006 157
2007 145
2008 147
2009 154
2010 144
2011 148
2012 201
2013 247
2014 248
2015 247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 14.3
2007 13.3
2008 13.4
2009 14
2010 13.1
2011 13.5
2012 14.2
2013 15
2014 13.1
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68027210884354
2006 0.71974522292994
2007 0.66896551724138
2008 0.6530612244898
2009 0.75974025974026
2010 0.8125
2011 0.78378378378378
2012 0.83582089552239
2013 0.78137651821862
2014 0.75806451612903
2015 0.77327935222672

Compare Gholson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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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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