Orchard Mesa Middle School



Orchard Mesa Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 179
7 174
8 179
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard Mesa Middle School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 532 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 532
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.4

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Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(53%)
8,034
(52%)
 Female 248
(47%)
7,540
(48%)

Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(71%)
11,005
(71%)
 Hispanic 119
(22%)
3,593
(23%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
599
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
137
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
122
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
20
(0%)

Orchard Mesa Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(46%)
6,123
(39%)
 Not Eligible 224
(42%)
8,237
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(12%)
1,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Orchard Mesa Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) 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 Mesa Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 559
2006 547
2007 567
2008 526
2009 508
2010 537
2011 530
2012 532

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.5
2007 16.4
2008 14.9
2009 15
2010 15.3
2011 14.7
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52415026833631
2006 0.36014625228519
2007 0.48853615520282
2008 0.51330798479087
2009 0.58858267716535
2010 0.58100558659218
2011 0.56415094339623
2012 0.57894736842105

Compare Orchard Mesa Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
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 57.9%
 

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Public 06 - 08 532 15.5:1  
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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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