Orangefield Elementary School

Orangefield Elementary School serves 715 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Orangefield Elementary School operates within the Orangefield Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 715 students
Orangefield Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Orangefield Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Orangefield Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Orangefield Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Orangefield Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
50%
Orangefield Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Orangefield Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
85%
31%
Orangefield Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Orangefield Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Orangefield Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.64
Orangefield Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
44%
Orangefield Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Orangefield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Orangefield Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,739 799
Orangefield Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Orangefield Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $9 MM
Orangefield Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,211 $11,947
Orangefield Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,627 $12,666
Orangefield Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Orangefield High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Orangefield J High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bridge City Intermediate School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Orangefield Orangefield J High School
    7745 Sandbar Rd
    Orangefield , TX , 77639
    (409)735-6737
    0.2  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Orangefield Orangefield High School
    10058 Fm 105
    Orangefield , TX , 77639
    (409)735-3851
    0.3  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bridge City Bridge City Intermediate School
    1029 West Round Bunch Rd
    Bridge City , TX , 77611
    (409)792-8800
    3  mi  |  598  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Bridge City Bridge City High School
    2690 Texas Ave
    Bridge City , TX , 77611
    (409)735-1600
    3.5  mi  |  775  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bridge City Bridge City Middle School
    300 Bower Dr
    Bridge City , TX , 77611
    (409)735-1700
    3.8  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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