Meiklejohn Elementary



Meiklejohn Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Meiklejohn Elementary Students by Grade
PK 130
K 60
1 98
2 74
3 73
4 83
5 78
6 76
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Meiklejohn Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arvada, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 672 students in grades 1st through 12th. Meiklejohn Elementary is the 105th largest public school in Colorado and the 8,949th largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 672
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,949th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 105th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,033rd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 366th out of 1,072

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Meiklejohn Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 341
(51%)
26,081
(51%)
 Female 331
(49%)
24,754
(49%)

Meiklejohn Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 611
(91%)
34,449
(68%)
 Hispanic 38
(6%)
12,128
(24%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
1,766
(3%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
537
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
92
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
318
(1%)

Meiklejohn Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 644
(96%)
33,317
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
14,005
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Meiklejohn Elementary is ranked 951st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Meiklejohn Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Meiklejohn Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 249
2007 394
2008 465
2009 535
2010 581
2011 608
2012 672

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 24.9
2007 23.9
2008 22.7
2009 23.6
2010 24.4
2011 25.2
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.036144578313253
2007 0.022842639593909
2008 0.032258064516129
2009 0.031775700934579
2010 0.025817555938038
2011 0.021381578947368
2012 0.041666666666667

Compare Meiklejohn Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 672 23.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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