Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School



Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 23
1 19
2 23
3 21
4 25
5 20
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hesperus, CO in the Durango School District No. 9-R. It enrolls 147 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School is the 961st largest public school in Colorado and the 50,701st largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 147
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,701st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 961st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 263rd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 968th out of 1,072

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Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 79
(54%)
1,629
(49%)
 Male 68
(46%)
1,722
(51%)

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 128
(87%)
2,437
(73%)
 Hispanic 15
(10%)
611
(18%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
167
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
74
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 82
(56%)
2,183
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(29%)
863
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(15%)
305
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School is ranked 791st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.2%) is slightly 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.

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 152
2006 161
2007 170
2008 173
2009 166
2010 152
2011 167
2012 147

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 12.5
2007 13.1
2008 15.2
2009 14.2
2010 13.8
2011 16.8
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39473684210526
2006 0.38509316770186
2007 0.40588235294118
2008 0.40462427745665
2009 0.35542168674699
2010 0.34210526315789
2011 0.46706586826347
2012 0.4421768707483

Compare Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 147 15:1  
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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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