Sand Creek Elementary School



Sand Creek Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 77
2 63
3 89
4 104
5 79
6 91
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sand Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sand Creek Elementary School is the 213th largest public school in Colorado and the 14,367th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,367th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 213th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 642nd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 206th out of 1,072

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Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 295
(50%)
20,575
(49%)
 Male 290
(50%)
21,804
(51%)

Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 460
(79%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 74
(13%)
6,097
(14%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
1,688
(4%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
1,756
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
57
(0%)

Sand Creek Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 513
(88%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(10%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Sand Creek Elementary School is ranked 758th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sand Creek Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.3%) 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.

Sand Creek Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 545
2006 569
2007 555
2008 602
2009 633
2010 599
2011 585
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.6
2007 17.1
2008 18
2009 18.4
2010 18.3
2011 18.5
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.038532110091743
2006 0.047451669595782
2007 0.077477477477477
2008 0.088039867109635
2009 0.071090047393365
2010 0.1118530884808
2011 0.10940170940171
2012 0.12307692307692

Compare Sand Creek Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.3%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sand Creek Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 585 18.1:1  
Ambleside School
Centennial, CO
Private KG - 08 61 5:1 1 miles
Japanese School of Denver
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - 09 123 99:1 1 miles
Primrose School at Shadow Canyon
Littleton, CO
Private PK - KG 144 11:1 2 miles
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School
Centennial, CO
Private PK - 08 241 11:1 2 miles
Christ Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 183 8:1 2 miles
Primrose School of Highlands Ranch
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 119 9:1 2 miles
Cherry Hills Christian
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - 08 980 13:1 2 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
Highlands Ranch, CO
Private PK - KG 95 3:1 2 miles
John Wesley Powell Middle School
Littleton, CO
Public 06 - 08 860 19.7:1 2 miles
Northridge Elementary School
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 06 756 21.1:1 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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