Vanguard Classical School



Vanguard Classical School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vanguard Classical School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 62
2 63
3 64
4 62
5 64
6 52
7 50
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vanguard Classical School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the Aurora, Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 521 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vanguard Classical School is the 323rd largest public school in Colorado and the 19,618th largest nationally. It has 10.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,618th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 323rd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 50th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 31st out of 1,072

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Vanguard Classical School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 266
(51%)
14,467
(48%)
 Male 255
(49%)
15,528
(52%)

Vanguard Classical School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 277
(53%)
16,246
(54%)
 White 139
(27%)
5,786
(19%)
 Black 75
(14%)
5,187
(17%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
1,237
(4%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
1,203
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
220
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
116
(0%)

Vanguard Classical School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(45%)
18,637
(62%)
 Not Eligible 219
(42%)
9,028
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(13%)
2,330
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Vanguard Classical School is ranked 222nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vanguard Classical School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) 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.

Vanguard Classical School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 314
2008 430
2009 499
2010 508
2011 509
2012 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 10.4
2008 11.1
2009 12.8
2010 13.4
2011 10.1
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.089171974522293
2008 0.58837209302326
2009 0.52104208416834
2010 0.55511811023622
2011 0.64243614931238
2012 0.57965451055662

Compare Vanguard Classical School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
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 58.0%
 

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Public KG - 08 521 10.6:1  
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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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