Shaffer Elementary School



Shaffer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaffer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 87
2 90
3 112
4 105
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaffer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Littleton, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 602 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaffer Elementary School is the 190th largest public school in Colorado and the 13,148th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 602
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,148th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 190th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 885th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 293rd out of 1,072

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Shaffer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 313
(52%)
24,754
(49%)
 Male 289
(48%)
26,081
(51%)

Shaffer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(88%)
34,449
(68%)
 Hispanic 46
(8%)
12,128
(24%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
1,766
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
537
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
318
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
92
(0%)

Shaffer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 561
(93%)
33,317
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(5%)
14,005
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Shaffer Elementary School is ranked 890th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaffer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.8%) 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.

Shaffer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 585
2007 595
2008 616
2009 645
2010 638
2011 614
2012 602

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.5
2007 17.9
2008 17
2009 18.8
2010 19.1
2011 19.8
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055350553505535
2006 0.064957264957265
2007 0.048739495798319
2008 0.037337662337662
2009 0.043410852713178
2010 0.070532915360502
2011 0.071661237785016
2012 0.068106312292359

Compare Shaffer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.8%
 
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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