Great Plains Academy



Great Plains Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Plains Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 5
2 4
3 5
4 3
5 4
6 10
7 12
8 9
9 21
10 4
11 2
12 2

Great Plains Academy is a public elementary school located in Byers, CO in the Byers School District No. 32j. It enrolls 83 students in grades 1st through 12th. Great Plains Academy is the 1,014th largest public school in Colorado and the 53,510th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 83
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,510th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 1,014th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 578th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,033rd out of 1,072

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Great Plains Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 46
(55%)
169
(48%)
 Female 37
(45%)
181
(52%)

Great Plains Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 55
(66%)
278
(79%)
 Hispanic 12
(14%)
47
(13%)
 Two or More 12
(14%)
16
(5%)
 Asian 2
(2%)
5
(1%)
 Black 2
(2%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Great Plains Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 45
(54%)
192
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(28%)
125
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(18%)
33
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Great Plains Academy is ranked 905th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Plains Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Compare Great Plains Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 45.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Great Plains Academy
Byers, CO
Public KG - 12 83 17.7:1  
Byers Elementary School
Byers, CO
Public PK - 06 267 14.8:1 1 miles
Hemphill Middle School
Strasburg, CO
Public 06 - 08 214 15.4:1 7 miles
Strasburg Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 464 18.8:1 7 miles
Corridor Community Academy
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Public KG - 08 88 11.4:1 12 miles
Bennett Elementary School
Bennett, CO
Public KG - 05 384 15.3:1 12 miles
Deer Trail Junior-Senior High School
Deer Trail, CO
Public 06 - 12 89 8.8:1 12 miles
Bennett Middle School
Bennett, CO
Public 06 - 08 236 18:1 12 miles
Deer Trail Elementary School
Deer Trail, CO
Public PK - 05 96 11.5:1 12 miles
Cardinal Community Academy Charter School
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Public KG - 08 157 13.8:1 27 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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