Rocky Mountain Elementary School



Rocky Mountain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 91
1 95
2 90
3 90
4 80
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rocky Mountain Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Clifton, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 531 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rocky Mountain Elementary School is the 304th largest public school in Colorado and the 18,703rd largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 531
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,703rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 304th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 196th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 96th out of 1,072

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Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 272
(51%)
7,540
(48%)
 Male 259
(49%)
8,034
(52%)

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 289
(54%)
11,005
(71%)
 Hispanic 209
(39%)
3,593
(23%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
599
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
137
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
122
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 403
(76%)
6,123
(39%)
 Not Eligible 102
(19%)
8,237
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
1,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Rocky Mountain Elementary School is ranked 99th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rocky Mountain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) is significantly 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.

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 524
2007 570
2008 579
2009 593
2010 573
2011 534
2012 531

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 14.7
2007 15.3
2008 15.7
2009 15.9
2010 12.7
2011 13.8
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69848156182213
2006 0.65648854961832
2007 0.75087719298246
2008 0.73747841105354
2009 0.80944350758853
2010 0.76439790575916
2011 0.79962546816479
2012 0.80790960451977

Compare Rocky Mountain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 531 14.2:1  
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