West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 50
2 52
3 54
4 48
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Colorado Springs, School District No. 11, in the County of E. It enrolls 300 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 803rd largest public school in Colorado and the 41,216th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 300
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,216th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 803rd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 235th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 708th out of 1,072

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West Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 154
(51%)
10,202
(49%)
 Male 146
(49%)
10,599
(51%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(59%)
10,903
(52%)
 Hispanic 78
(26%)
6,252
(30%)
 Two or More 24
(8%)
1,572
(8%)
 Black 14
(5%)
1,460
(7%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
376
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
167
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
71
(0%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(66%)
9,940
(48%)
 Not Eligible 70
(23%)
9,009
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(11%)
1,852
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, West Elementary School is ranked 338th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) 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.

West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 341
2010 374
2011 358
2012 300

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 13.9
2010 14.6
2011 14.9
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.78005865102639
2010 0.73262032085562
2011 0.76256983240223
2012 0.76666666666667

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
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 76.7%
 

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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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