Rita Smith Elementary



Rita Smith Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rita Smith Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 124
1 124
2 121
3 134
4 143
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rita Smith Elementary is a public elementary school located in Wylie, TX in the Wylie Independent School District. It enrolls 646 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rita Smith Elementary is the 1,476th largest public school in Texas and the 10,368th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,368th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,476th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,463rd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,433rd out of 4,707

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Rita Smith Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 332
(51%)
3,937
(50%)
 Male 314
(49%)
3,989
(50%)

Rita Smith Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(54%)
4,237
(53%)
 Hispanic 219
(34%)
1,715
(22%)
 Black 40
(6%)
1,024
(13%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
232
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
633
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
65
(1%)

Rita Smith Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 457
(71%)
5,579
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(24%)
1,881
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(5%)
466
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Rita Smith Elementary is ranked 3,378th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rita Smith Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) 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.

Rita Smith Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 0
2006 N/A
2007 597
2008 561
2009 656
2010 600
2011 611
2012 646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 15.5
2008 15.2
2009 17.1
2010 14.3
2011 15.6
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.22278056951424
2008 0.22816399286988
2009 0.23018292682927
2010 0.245
2011 0.26513911620295
2012 0.29256965944272

Compare Rita Smith Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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Public KG - 04 646 16:1  
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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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