Blackshear Elementary School

  • Blackshear Elementary School serves 291 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Blackshear Elementary School operates within the Austin Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 291 students has grown by 28% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students291 students
Blackshear Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Blackshear Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Blackshear Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBlackshear Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
Blackshear Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
58%
52%
Blackshear Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
28%
13%
Blackshear Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
10%
29%
Blackshear Elementary School White Students (1991-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Blackshear Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBlackshear Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.63
Blackshear Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
Blackshear Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
Blackshear Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Austin Independent School District's student population of 83,264 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,223 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,455 is higher than the state average of $11,112. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAustin Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
3
Number of Students Managed83,264832
Austin Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,058 MM$9 MM
Austin Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,078 MM$9 MM
Austin Independent School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,223$10,798
Austin Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$12,455$11,112
Austin Independent School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Did You Know?
Texas public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Texas is Harmony Science Academy (austin) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.