Elk Creek Elementary



Elk Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elk Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 60
1 37
2 48
3 56
4 49
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elk Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in New Castle, CO in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. It enrolls 277 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elk Creek Elementary is the 842nd largest public school in Colorado and the 43,122nd largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 277
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,122nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 842nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 174th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 741st out of 1,072

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Elk Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 143
(52%)
1,832
(52%)
 Female 134
(48%)
1,703
(48%)

Elk Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 149
(54%)
1,906
(54%)
 Hispanic 115
(42%)
1,507
(43%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
61
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Elk Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 154
(56%)
1,765
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(37%)
1,401
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
369
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Elk Creek Elementary is ranked 605th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elk Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly 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.

Elk Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 296
2009 285
2010 284
2011 275
2012 277

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 15.6
2009 14.1
2010 13.6
2011 14.2
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.31081081081081
2009 0.4140350877193
2010 0.47887323943662
2011 0.49454545454545
2012 0.44404332129964

Compare Elk Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 44.4%
 
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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