Avery/Parsons Elementary School



Avery/Parsons Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Avery/Parsons Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 80
K 50
1 66
2 69
3 71
4 82
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Avery/Parsons Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Buena Vista, CO in the Buena Vista School District No. R-31. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Avery/Parsons Elementary School is the 399th largest public school in Colorado and the 23,016th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,016th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 399th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 642nd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 426th out of 1,072

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Avery/Parsons Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 243
(50%)
350
(51%)
 Male 241
(50%)
339
(49%)

Avery/Parsons Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 409
(85%)
586
(85%)
 Hispanic 48
(10%)
67
(10%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
19
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Avery/Parsons Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 290
(60%)
405
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(35%)
231
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
53
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Avery/Parsons Elementary School is ranked 422nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Avery/Parsons Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.1%) 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.

Avery/Parsons Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 349
2007 404
2008 429
2009 419
2010 434
2011 461
2012 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.1
2007 16.3
2008 15.8
2009 15.1
2010 15.7
2011 16.3
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32614555256065
2006 0.36103151862464
2007 0.38861386138614
2008 0.37995337995338
2009 0.43914081145585
2010 0.42626728110599
2011 0.43600867678959
2012 0.40082644628099

Compare Avery/Parsons Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.1%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Avery/Parsons Elementary School
Buena Vista, CO
Public PK - 05 484 18.1:1  
Darren Patterson Christian Academy
Buena Vista, CO
Private PK - 12 109 9:1 1 miles
Harry L MC Ginnis Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 198 11.6:1 1 miles
Salida Christian School
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Private PK - 03 61 6:1 23 miles
Salida Middle School
Salida, CO
Public 05 - 08 327 13:1 23 miles
Longfellow Elementary School
Salida, CO
Public KG - 04 410 14.3:1 23 miles
Salida Early Childhood Center
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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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