West Columbia Elementary



West Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 113
1 92
2 111
3 90
4 105
5 97
6 94
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Columbia, TX in the Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District. It enrolls 747 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Columbia Elementary is the 798th largest public school in Texas and the 5,747th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 747
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,747th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 798th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,431st out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,599th out of 4,707

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West Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 390
(52%)
860
(50%)
 Male 357
(48%)
852
(50%)

West Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 367
(49%)
984
(57%)
 Hispanic 270
(36%)
478
(28%)
 Black 77
(10%)
183
(11%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
52
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(46%)
857
(50%)
 Not Eligible 340
(46%)
707
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(8%)
148
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, West Columbia Elementary is ranked 1,775th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.5%) is slightly 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.

West Columbia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 738
2006 767
2007 770
2008 779
2009 749
2010 781
2011 764
2012 747

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 16.4
2007 16.5
2008 17
2009 16.6
2010 16.9
2011 18.4
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54607046070461
2006 0.53846153846154
2007 0.52597402597403
2008 0.54942233632863
2009 0.51802403204272
2010 0.55313700384123
2011 0.54188481675393
2012 0.54484605087015

Compare West Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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West Columbia Elementary
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Public PK - 06 747 19.1:1  
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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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