Platte River Charter Academy



Platte River Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Platte River Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 58
2 82
3 60
4 54
5 58
6 71
7 72
8 63
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Platte River Charter Academy is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 574 students in grades 1st through 12th. Platte River Charter Academy is the 238th largest public school in Colorado and the 15,143rd largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 574
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,143rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 238th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 896th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 344th out of 1,072

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Platte River Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 297
(52%)
20,575
(49%)
 Male 277
(48%)
21,804
(51%)

Platte River Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 448
(78%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 55
(10%)
6,097
(14%)
 Two or More 33
(6%)
1,688
(4%)
 Asian 30
(5%)
1,756
(4%)
 Black 4
(1%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
57
(0%)

Platte River Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 548
(95%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Platte River Charter Academy is ranked 963rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Platte River Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.5%) 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.

Platte River Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 515
2006 516
2007 507
2008 508
2009 507
2010 520
2011 514
2012 574

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.1
2007 18.6
2008 17.3
2009 18.1
2010 19.7
2011 22.1
2012 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.0077821011673152
2012 0.045296167247387

Compare Platte River Charter Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.5%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Platte River Charter Academy
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 08 574 20.1:1  
Cherry Hills Christian
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - 08 980 13:1 1 miles
Cougar Run Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 522 21.8:1 1 miles
Primrose School at Shadow Canyon
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Private PK - KG 144 11:1 1 miles
Heritage Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 637 19.5:1 2 miles
Espree Child Learning Center
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Private PK - KG 120 10:1 2 miles
Japanese School of Denver
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Private PK - 09 123 99:1 2 miles
Ambleside School
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Private KG - 08 61 5:1 2 miles
Skyview Academy
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Public KG - 10 830 14.3:1 2 miles
Sand Creek Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 585 18.1:1 2 miles
Redstone Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 687 21:1 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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