Polton Community Elementary School



Polton Community Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polton Community Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 57
K 73
1 63
2 75
3 81
4 81
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polton Community 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 503 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polton Community Elementary School is the 354th largest public school in Colorado and the 21,235th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 354th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 423rd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 263rd out of 1,072

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Polton Community Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(55%)
19,605
(52%)
 Female 225
(45%)
18,126
(48%)

Polton Community Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 258
(51%)
21,175
(56%)
 Black 88
(17%)
4,142
(11%)
 Hispanic 80
(16%)
6,979
(18%)
 Two or More 44
(9%)
2,067
(5%)
 Asian 27
(5%)
3,056
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
97
(0%)

Polton Community Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 317
(63%)
27,777
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(28%)
7,711
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
2,243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Polton Community Elementary School is ranked 443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polton Community Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) is slightly 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.

Polton Community Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 500
2007 504
2008 468
2009 462
2010 485
2011 502
2012 503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.6
2007 16.2
2008 16.1
2009 15
2010 17
2011 16.7
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28451882845188
2006 0.326
2007 0.33928571428571
2008 0.37393162393162
2009 0.31385281385281
2010 0.3979381443299
2011 0.38844621513944
2012 0.36978131212724

Compare Polton Community Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.0%
 
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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