Texas School District Enrollment Growth Patterns

.. examining how Texas school districts are changing … use the interactive table in this section to examine patterns of Texas school district 2010-11 enrollment by grade, 2014-15 enrollment by grade and change over the 5 year period. Use the interactive table to view, rank, compare and query among school districts of interest. Optionally, examine only those districts in selected regions of interest. Use GIS resources reviewed in this section to create pattern maps to facilitate planning and decision-making. Knit these information resources together with related data for more comprehensive insights. See this Excel profile for Frisco ISD showing demographic-economic characteristics and trends for the district. Create your own profile for a district, sub-district area or other geography.

Texas Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Census Tract
The following map graphic shows a thematic pattern view of median household income by census tract based on ACS 2013 5-year estimates. Black boundaries show Education Service Center (ESC) areas with ESC code as label. Use the associated Geographic Information System (GIS) project to develop drill-down views for areas of interest. Knit together enrollment by grade by school district with other wide-ranging demographic-economic data. View communities/cities in context of school districts. Examine patterns or urban/rural geography by census blocks within one school district or a region. Add your own data. Contact us for more information. Mention ‘Texas school district GIS’ in the text section.

… Click graphic for larger view with legend and more details.
… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Texas Patterns of School District Enrollment %Change 2011-2015
Click graphic for larger view with legend and more details. See profile for Frisco ISD in larger view (Frisco at pointer in map). Use the GIS project to profile/label any district.

… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Houston Area School Districts
District labeled with enrollment percent change 2010-11 to 2014-15 (upper label) and 2014-15 enrollment (lower label). Counties shown with bold gray boundary.

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… View developed using CV XE GIS. Map your own districts of interest.

Largest and Fastest Growing Districts
The following graphics show characteristics of the largest and fastest growing LEAs. These graphics have been developed using the interactive table shown below. Use the table to develop similar views by ESC region.

10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on 2010-2011 Enrollment


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10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on 2014-2015 Enrollment


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10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on Enrollment Change 2010-11 – 2014-15


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10 Largest Texas School Districts
— based on Enrollment Percent Change 2010-11 – 2014-15

This graphic shows districts — having 2014-15 enrollment of 10,000 or more — ranked in descending order on enrollment percent change 2010-11 to 2014-15. View different sets of districts by setting the enrollment threhhold (below interactive table) to a different value. The value 0 includes all districts (also the set shown when ShowAll button is clicked.

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Use the interactive table and get more details in this related Web section.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data.

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