Florida Mesa Elementary School



Florida Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Florida Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 69
1 56
2 54
3 39
4 51
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Florida Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Durango, CO in the Durango School District No. 9-R. It enrolls 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Florida Mesa Elementary School is the 767th largest public school in Colorado and the 39,520th largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,520th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 767th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 87th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 450th out of 1,072

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Florida Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 162
(51%)
1,629
(49%)
 Male 157
(49%)
1,722
(51%)

Florida Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(65%)
2,437
(73%)
 Hispanic 72
(23%)
611
(18%)
 American Indian 27
(8%)
167
(5%)
 Black 7
(2%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
74
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Florida Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 166
(52%)
2,183
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(35%)
863
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(13%)
305
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Florida Mesa Elementary School is ranked 510th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Florida Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.0%) 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.

Florida Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 312
2006 310
2007 325
2008 346
2009 313
2010 313
2011 317
2012 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.1
2007 12.9
2008 12.5
2009 13.8
2010 14.8
2011 14
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41987179487179
2006 0.43548387096774
2007 0.44923076923077
2008 0.4364161849711
2009 0.41214057507987
2010 0.44728434504792
2011 0.47003154574132
2012 0.47962382445141

Compare Florida Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 48.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Florida Mesa Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 319 12.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 495 16.3:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 622 21.4:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 05 438 15.1:1 7 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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