Melvin Hendrickson Development Center



Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Students by Grade
PK 124
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center is a public elementary school located in Lamar, CO in the Lamar School District No. Re-2. It enrolls 124 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 32.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 32:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.88

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Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 73
(59%)
665
(53%)
 Female 51
(41%)
578
(47%)

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 60
(48%)
509
(41%)
 Hispanic 59
(48%)
690
(56%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
17
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 118
(95%)
435
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 4
(3%)
683
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(2%)
125
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Melvin Hendrickson Development Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.8%) 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.

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 130
2006 131
2007 121
2008 116
2009 117
2010 123
2011 119
2012 124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 35.1
2006 31.2
2007 N/A
2008 29.7
2009 30.2
2010 31.7
2011 30.7
2012 32

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 N/A
2012 0.048387096774194

Compare Melvin Hendrickson Development Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,200.0% 32.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.8%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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