La Jara Elementary School



La Jara Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Jara Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 33
2 44
3 33
4 32
5 28
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Jara Elementary School is a public elementary school located in La Jara, CO in the North Conejos School District No. Re1j. It enrolls 202 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Jara Elementary School is the 918th largest public school in Colorado and the 47,982nd largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 202
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,982nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 918th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 196th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 899th out of 1,072

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La Jara Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 114
(56%)
400
(53%)
 Female 88
(44%)
356
(47%)

La Jara Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 123
(61%)
458
(61%)
 White 78
(39%)
279
(37%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(1%)

La Jara Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(47%)
381
(50%)
 Not Eligible 74
(37%)
243
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(17%)
132
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, La Jara Elementary School is ranked 595th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Jara Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.4%) is 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.

La Jara Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 301
2007 245
2008 224
2009 217
2010 214
2011 198
2012 202

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 17.7
2007 14
2008 12.8
2009 14
2010 14
2011 13
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64620938628159
2006 0.71428571428571
2007 0.69795918367347
2008 0.70982142857143
2009 0.70046082949309
2010 0.71495327102804
2011 0.65656565656566
2012 0.63366336633663

Compare La Jara Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
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 63.4%
 

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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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