Aurora Quest K-8



Aurora Quest K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Aurora Quest K-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 54
2 57
3 55
4 57
5 57
6 89
7 81
8 102
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Aurora Quest K-8 is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Aurora, Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 600 students in grades 1st through 12th. Aurora Quest K-8 is the 193rd largest public school in Colorado and the 13,283rd largest nationally. It has 21.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 600
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,283rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 193rd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 965th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 359th out of 1,072

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Aurora Quest K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 317
(53%)
14,467
(48%)
 Male 283
(47%)
15,528
(52%)

Aurora Quest K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(51%)
5,786
(19%)
 Hispanic 116
(19%)
16,246
(54%)
 Black 66
(11%)
5,187
(17%)
 Asian 58
(10%)
1,203
(4%)
 Two or More 45
(8%)
1,237
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
116
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
220
(1%)

Aurora Quest K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 461
(77%)
9,028
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(16%)
18,637
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
2,330
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Aurora Quest K-8 is ranked 551st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Aurora Quest K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.2%) is 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.

Aurora Quest K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 163
2006 161
2007 160
2008 459
2009 580
2010 611
2011 604
2012 600

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 19.2
2007 19
2008 19.1
2009 20.4
2010 21.8
2011 19.8
2012 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.085889570552147
2006 0.19254658385093
2007 0.15625
2008 0.23093681917211
2009 0.21379310344828
2010 0.22585924713584
2011 0.25827814569536
2012 0.23166666666667

Compare Aurora Quest K-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 08 600 21.2:1  
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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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