Swanson Elementary School



Swanson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Swanson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 61
2 60
3 67
4 67
5 50
6 73
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Swanson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Arvada, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Swanson Elementary School is the 502nd largest public school in Colorado and the 28,011th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,011th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 502nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 203rd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 282nd out of 1,072

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Swanson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 240
(55%)
26,081
(51%)
 Female 195
(45%)
24,754
(49%)

Swanson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 206
(47%)
12,128
(24%)
 White 175
(40%)
34,449
(68%)
 Asian 24
(6%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 12
(3%)
537
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
1,766
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
318
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
92
(0%)

Swanson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(64%)
14,005
(28%)
 Not Eligible 89
(20%)
33,317
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(15%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Swanson Elementary School is ranked 168th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Swanson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Swanson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 589
2006 571
2007 552
2008 545
2009 543
2010 468
2011 450
2012 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.4
2007 19.4
2008 16.5
2009 16.3
2010 14.9
2011 14.3
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4634974533107
2006 0.50262697022767
2007 0.4963768115942
2008 0.64403669724771
2009 0.67955801104972
2010 0.75854700854701
2011 0.77777777777778
2012 0.79540229885057

Compare Swanson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 79.5%
 

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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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