Overenrolled and Underenrolled

AISD's Elementary Schools

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Demographic shifts have left a large percentage of center-city schools underenrolled, while schools on the edge of town overflow with students.

AISD considers a school to be underenrolled when enrollment falls below 70% of its permanent capacity. As of Sept. 23, a dozen schools fit that definition.

Meanwhile, two dozen schools are over capacity; 13 of them are over 120% full.


Most Underenrolled Elementary Schools

Allan: 47%

Becker: *48%

Blackshear: 54%

Oak Springs: 57%

Brentwood: 57%

Sunset Valley: 63%

Campbell: 64%

Govalle: 65%

Ortega: 67%

Boone: 68%

Joslin: 69%

Dawson: 70%


Most Overenrolled Elementary Schools

Palm: 152%

Norman: 152%

Kiker: 148%

Hart: 142%

Langford: 139%

Linder: 137%

Cook: 136%

Walnut Creek: 135%

Bryker Woods: 132%

Houston: 125%

Rodriguez: 125%

Wooten: 121%

Barrington: 120%


* Becker's enrollment has dropped to 41% since September.

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