Dakota Valley Elementary School



Dakota Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dakota Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 136
1 131
2 139
3 131
4 134
5 148
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dakota Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, in the County of Arapah. It enrolls 885 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dakota Valley Elementary School is the 29th largest public school in Colorado and the 2,406th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 885
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,406th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 29th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 821st out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 41st out of 1,072

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Dakota Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 477
(54%)
19,605
(52%)
 Female 408
(46%)
18,126
(48%)

Dakota Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(60%)
21,175
(56%)
 Hispanic 145
(16%)
6,979
(18%)
 Black 92
(10%)
4,142
(11%)
 Asian 80
(9%)
3,056
(8%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
2,067
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
97
(0%)

Dakota Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 733
(83%)
27,777
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(12%)
7,711
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
2,243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Dakota Valley Elementary School is ranked 513th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dakota Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.2%) 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.

Dakota Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 845
2006 895
2007 850
2008 841
2009 871
2010 869
2011 869
2012 885

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.2
2007 18.3
2008 18.3
2009 20
2010 19.2
2011 18.7
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11479289940828
2006 0.13966480446927
2007 0.12588235294118
2008 0.13198573127229
2009 0.17795637198622
2010 0.18296892980437
2011 0.17146144994246
2012 0.17175141242938

Compare Dakota Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.2%
 
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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