Bessie Coleman Middle School



Bessie Coleman Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bessie Coleman Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 247
7 294
8 255
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bessie Coleman Middle School is a public high school of the Cedar Hill Independent School District located in Cedar Hill, TX. It has 796 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 796
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.89

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Bessie Coleman Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 436
(55%)
1,778
(51%)
 Female 360
(45%)
1,715
(49%)

Bessie Coleman Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 566
(71%)
2,435
(70%)
 Hispanic 163
(20%)
750
(21%)
 White 32
(4%)
162
(5%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
84
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Bessie Coleman Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 483
(61%)
1,774
(51%)
 Not Eligible 247
(31%)
1,443
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(8%)
276
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bessie Coleman Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Bessie Coleman Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 526
2006 473
2007 402
2008 450
2009 466
2010 472
2011 427
2012 573
2013 589
2014 588
2015 796

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 14.8
2007 12.7
2008 13.1
2009 13.5
2010 14.4
2011 15.5
2012 15.9
2013 17.3
2014 16.5
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36121673003802
2006 0.43128964059197
2007 0.39054726368159
2008 0.45111111111111
2009 0.49570815450644
2010 0.58898305084746
2011 0.62763466042155
2012 0.66666666666667
2013 0.68081494057725
2014 0.68537414965986
2015 0.68969849246231

Compare Bessie Coleman Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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