Copper Mesa Elementary School



Copper Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Copper Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 93
2 105
3 87
4 100
5 108
6 79
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Copper Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Copper Mesa Elementary School is the 119th largest public school in Colorado and the 9,618th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,618th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 119th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 934th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 221st out of 1,072

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Copper Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 337
(51%)
20,575
(49%)
 Male 322
(49%)
21,804
(51%)

Copper Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 523
(79%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 67
(10%)
6,097
(14%)
 Asian 38
(6%)
1,756
(4%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
1,688
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
57
(0%)

Copper Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 644
(98%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Copper Mesa Elementary School is ranked 1,021st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Copper Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.3%) is significantly 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.

Copper Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 451
2006 505
2007 561
2008 616
2009 646
2010 667
2011 658
2012 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 19.2
2007 18.5
2008 19.8
2009 18.9
2010 22.6
2011 22.3
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0088691796008869
2006 0.017821782178218
2007 0.016042780748663
2008 0.012987012987013
2009 0.020123839009288
2010 0.022488755622189
2011 0.024316109422492
2012 0.022761760242792

Compare Copper Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.3%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Copper Mesa Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 659 20.7:1  
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Wildcat Mountain Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 599 19.6:1 3 miles
Platte River Charter Academy
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Public KG - 08 574 20.1:1 3 miles
Primrose School at Shadow Canyon
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Private PK - KG 144 11:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 522 21.8:1 3 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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