Big Thompson Elementary School



Big Thompson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Thompson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 30
2 32
3 35
4 29
5 24
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Big Thompson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Loveland, CO in the Thompson School District R-2j. It enrolls 171 students in grades 1st through 12th. Big Thompson Elementary School is the 942nd largest public school in Colorado and the 49,557th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 171
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,557th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 942nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 460th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 958th out of 1,072

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Big Thompson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 96
(56%)
5,889
(52%)
 Female 75
(44%)
5,500
(48%)

Big Thompson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 156
(91%)
8,490
(75%)
 Hispanic 9
(5%)
2,306
(20%)
 Asian 6
(4%)
148
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
107
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
261
(2%)

Big Thompson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 129
(75%)
6,729
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(19%)
3,695
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(5%)
965
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Big Thompson Elementary School is ranked 884th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Big Thompson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.6%) is 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.

Big Thompson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 212
2006 200
2007 192
2008 178
2009 183
2010 206
2011 185
2012 171

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.9
2007 15.1
2008 14.7
2009 15.8
2010 18.3
2011 17.2
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13207547169811
2006 0.205
2007 0.21875
2008 0.17415730337079
2009 0.15300546448087
2010 0.25242718446602
2011 0.21621621621622
2012 0.24561403508772

Compare Big Thompson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.6%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 171 16.7:1  
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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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