Options School



Options School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Options School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 95
2 93
3 95
4 86
5 94
6 85
7 67
8 61
9 45
10 54
11 42
12 45

Options School 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 945 students in grades 1st through 12th. Options School is the 21st largest public school in Colorado and the 1,659th largest nationally. It has 30.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 945
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,659th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 21st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,051st out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 268th out of 1,072

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Options School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 481
(51%)
14,467
(48%)
 Male 464
(49%)
15,528
(52%)

Options School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 797
(84%)
5,786
(19%)
 Hispanic 99
(10%)
16,246
(54%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
1,237
(4%)
 Black 14
(1%)
5,187
(17%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
1,203
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
220
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
116
(0%)

Options School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 924
(98%)
9,028
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(2%)
18,637
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
2,330
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Options School is ranked 983rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Options School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.2%) 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.

Options School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 955
2007 1085
2008 1533
2009 1639
2010 1895
2011 1877
2012 945

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 21.2
2007 26.4
2008 47.5
2009 43.8
2010 55.8
2011 41.3
2012 30.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.044753086419753
2006 0.0073298429319372
2007 0.0064516129032258
2008 0.0045662100456621
2009 0.00183038438072
2010 0.0021108179419525
2011 0.018646776771444
2012 0.022222222222222

Compare Options School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,090.0% 30.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Options School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 12 945 30.9:1  
Crawford Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 728 20.2:1 1 miles
Montview Math & Health Sciences Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 481 18.6:1 1 miles
St Therese Catholic School
Aurora, CO
Private PK - 08 200 12:1 1 miles
Kenton Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 05 512 16.8:1 1 miles
Cedar Wood Christian Academy
Aurora, CO
Private KG - 12 53 7:1 1 miles
North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology
Aurora, CO
Public 06 - 08 762 19.4:1 1 miles
Fletcher Intermediate Science & Technology School
Aurora, CO
Public 04 - 08 290 16.7:1 1 miles
Fletcher Primary School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 03 336 13.5:1 1 miles
Paris Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 05 439 18.6:1 1 miles
St Pius X Catholic School
Aurora, CO
Private PK - 08 284 11:1 2 miles
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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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