Sierra Elementary School



Sierra Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 76
2 75
3 85
4 82
5 83
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Arvada, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Elementary School is the 265th largest public school in Colorado and the 16,833rd largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,833rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 265th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 858th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 369th out of 1,072

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Sierra Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(53%)
26,081
(51%)
 Female 259
(47%)
24,754
(49%)

Sierra Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 447
(81%)
34,449
(68%)
 Hispanic 60
(11%)
12,128
(24%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
1,766
(3%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
537
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
92
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
318
(1%)

Sierra Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 468
(85%)
33,317
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(12%)
14,005
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Sierra Elementary School is ranked 719th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) 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.

Sierra Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 603
2006 547
2007 562
2008 574
2009 560
2010 553
2011 566
2012 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 19
2007 18.9
2008 19.7
2009 18.7
2010 19.3
2011 19.6
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.084577114427861
2006 0.09872029250457
2007 0.10498220640569
2008 0.097560975609756
2009 0.10714285714286
2010 0.13562386980108
2011 0.14310954063604
2012 0.15370705244123

Compare Sierra Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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