Penelope School



Penelope School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penelope School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 14
1 12
2 13
3 13
4 16
5 12
6 15
7 11
8 12
9 17
10 17
11 11
12 7

Penelope School is a public high school of the Penelope Independent School District located in Penelope, TX. It has 187 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Penelope School is the 1,437th largest public high school in Texas and the 17,635th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.6 to 1.

Total Students: 187
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,635th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,437th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 561st out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,362nd out of 2,121

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Penelope School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 104
(56%)
104
(56%)
 Female 83
(44%)
83
(44%)

Penelope School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 124
(66%)
124
(66%)
 Hispanic 57
(30%)
57
(30%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penelope School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(65%)
121
(65%)
 Not Eligible 47
(25%)
47
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(10%)
19
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penelope School is ranked 1,158th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penelope School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) 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.

Penelope School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 190
2006 184
2007 173
2008 186
2009 196
2010 180
2011 177
2012 189
2013 197
2014 191
2015 187

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.8
2006 9.2
2007 9.7
2008 9
2009 8.8
2010 8.2
2011 8.2
2012 8.6
2013 9.5
2014 10
2015 9.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68947368421053
2006 0.79347826086957
2007 0.78034682080925
2008 0.73118279569892
2009 0.70918367346939
2010 0.75555555555556
2011 0.75141242937853
2012 0.80952380952381
2013 0.77157360406091
2014 0.78010471204188
2015 0.74866310160428

Compare Penelope School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
960.0% 9.6:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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Public PK - 12 187 9.6:1  
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