Walnut Hills Community Elementary School



Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 59
K 42
1 58
2 55
3 72
4 51
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Centennial, CO in the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, in the County of Arapah. It enrolls 399 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walnut Hills Community Elementary School is the 587th largest public school in Colorado and the 31,712th largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,712th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 587th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 896th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 734th out of 1,072

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Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 201
(50%)
19,605
(52%)
 Female 198
(50%)
18,126
(48%)

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(70%)
21,175
(56%)
 Hispanic 50
(13%)
6,979
(18%)
 Two or More 32
(8%)
2,067
(5%)
 Asian 29
(7%)
3,056
(8%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4,142
(11%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
97
(0%)

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 333
(83%)
27,777
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(11%)
7,711
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
2,243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Walnut Hills Community Elementary School is ranked 786th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Hills Community Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.5%) 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.

Walnut Hills Community Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 432
2007 437
2008 426
2009 428
2010 429
2011 415
2012 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18
2007 19.9
2008 18.8
2009 20.2
2010 21.2
2011 21.7
2012 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.096852300242131
2006 0.125
2007 0.13729977116705
2008 0.11032863849765
2009 0.13785046728972
2010 0.14918414918415
2011 0.13253012048193
2012 0.16541353383459

Compare Walnut Hills Community Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.5%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Walnut Hills Community Elementary School
Centennial, CO
Public PK - 05 399 20.1:1  
Montessori at Fiddlers Green
Englewood, CO
Private PK - KG 60 10:1 1 miles
Willows/Olde-Mill
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Private PK - KG 95 5:1 1 miles
Dry Creek Elementary School
Englewood, CO
Public PK - 05 417 20.7:1 1 miles
Willows Child Learning Center
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Private PK - KG 148 5:1 1 miles
Heritage Elementary School
Centennial, CO
Public PK - 05 358 21.1:1 1 miles
Hope Montessori School at Holly Circle
Centennial, CO
Private PK - T1 91 3:1 2 miles
Montessori at Greenwood Plaza
Greenwood Village, CO
Private PK - KG 143 2:1 2 miles
Belles & Beaus Academy
Centennial, CO
Private PK - TK 120 50:1 2 miles
St Thomas More Parish School
Centennial, CO
Private KG - 08 658 18:1 2 miles
High Plains Elementary School
Greenwood Village, CO
Public PK - 05 514 17.7:1 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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