Vista Colorado Elementary



Vista Colorado Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 68
2 68
3 83
4 62
5 57
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Colorado Elementary is a public elementary school located in Needles, CA in the Needles Unf School District. It enrolls 424 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Colorado Elementary is the 4,148th largest public school in California and the 29,115th largest nationally. It has 28.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,115th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,148th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,370th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,870th out of 6,159

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Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(53%)
318
(52%)
 Female 199
(47%)
292
(48%)

Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(55%)
335
(55%)
 Hispanic 94
(22%)
143
(23%)
 American Indian 73
(17%)
101
(17%)
 Black 9
(2%)
16
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Vista Colorado Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 304
(72%)
425
(70%)
 Not Eligible 108
(25%)
167
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
18
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Vista Colorado Elementary is ranked 2,682nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Colorado Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vista Colorado Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 273
2007 257
2008 256
2009 N/A
2010 282
2011 451
2012 424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.2
2007 17.1
2008 19.7
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 28.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70588235294118
2006 0.65934065934066
2007 0.82490272373541
2008 0.765625
2009
2010 0.75177304964539
2011
2012 0.74528301886792

Compare Vista Colorado Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,870.0% 28.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 74.5%
 

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