Orangefield Elementary School

Orangefield Elementary School serves 681 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Orangefield Elementary School operates within the Orangefield Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 681 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 681 students
Orangefield Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Orangefield Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Orangefield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Orangefield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Orangefield Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
51%
Orangefield Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
86%
30%
Orangefield Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Orangefield Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Orangefield Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.25 0.41
Orangefield Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
41%
53%
Orangefield Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Orangefield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,710 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,211 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,627 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Orangefield Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,710 822
Orangefield Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Orangefield Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $9 MM
Orangefield Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,211 $11,947
Orangefield Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,627 $12,666
Orangefield Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • OrangefieldOrangefield J High School
    7745 Sandbar Rd
    OrangefieldTX 77639
    (409)735-6737
    0.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 488 students                      
  • OrangefieldOrangefield High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    10058 Fm 105
    OrangefieldTX 77639
    (409)735-3851
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 539 students                      
  • Bridge CityBridge City Intermediate School
    1029 West Round Bunch Rd
    Bridge CityTX 77611
    (409)792-8800
    3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 607 students                      
  • Bridge CityBridge City High School
    2690 Texas Ave
    Bridge CityTX 77611
    (409)735-1600
    3.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 750 students                      
  • Bridge CityBridge City Middle School
    300 Bower Dr
    Bridge CityTX 77611
    (409)735-1700
    3.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 653 students                      

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