Appleton Elementary School



Appleton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Appleton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 23
K 78
1 59
2 58
3 60
4 69
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Appleton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Appleton Elementary School is the 542nd largest public school in Colorado and the 29,757th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,757th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 542nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 947th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 734th out of 1,072

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Appleton Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 223
(53%)
8,034
(52%)
 Female 195
(47%)
7,540
(48%)

Appleton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 324
(78%)
11,005
(71%)
 Hispanic 56
(13%)
3,593
(23%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
599
(4%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
122
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
137
(1%)

Appleton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(71%)
8,237
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(22%)
6,123
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
1,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Appleton Elementary School is ranked 616th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Appleton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is 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.

Appleton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 447
2006 396
2007 387
2008 412
2009 403
2010 422
2011 399
2012 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 21.6
2007 20.1
2008 20.2
2009 18.9
2010 19.9
2011 19.5
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19910514541387
2006 0.16666666666667
2007 0.1937984496124
2008 0.19660194174757
2009 0.29280397022333
2010 0.31516587677725
2011 0.30325814536341
2012 0.28947368421053

Compare Appleton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 418 21:1  
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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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