Orchard Avenue Elementary School



Orchard Avenue Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 67
1 80
2 79
3 72
4 83
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. Orchard Avenue Elementary School is the 412th largest public school in Colorado and the 23,517th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,517th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 412th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 885th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 568th out of 1,072

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Orchard Avenue Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 262
(55%)
8,034
(52%)
 Female 217
(45%)
7,540
(48%)

Orchard Avenue Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(73%)
11,005
(71%)
 Hispanic 91
(19%)
3,593
(23%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
599
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
137
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
122
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Orchard Avenue Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(53%)
8,237
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 186
(39%)
6,123
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(8%)
1,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Orchard Avenue Elementary School is ranked 355th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orchard Avenue Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) 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.

Orchard Avenue Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 427
2006 409
2007 430
2008 460
2009 491
2010 488
2011 491
2012 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 22.7
2007 21
2008 23.4
2009 23.1
2010 21.9
2011 22.8
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39812646370023
2006 0.34229828850856
2007 0.40697674418605
2008 0.40434782608696
2009 0.45010183299389
2010 0.4077868852459
2011 0.41751527494908
2012 0.46555323590814

Compare Orchard Avenue Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Orchard Avenue Elementary School
Grand Junction, CO
Public PK - 05 479 20:1  
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Public KG - 12 407 192:1 2 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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