Gold Rush Elementary



Gold Rush Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gold Rush Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 121
1 119
2 121
3 128
4 124
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gold Rush Elementary is a public elementary school located in Parker, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 714 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gold Rush Elementary is the 75th largest public school in Colorado and the 7,036th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,036th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 75th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 940th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 152nd out of 1,072

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Gold Rush Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 357
(50%)
21,804
(51%)
 Female 357
(50%)
20,575
(49%)

Gold Rush Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 606
(85%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 41
(6%)
6,097
(14%)
 Two or More 30
(4%)
1,688
(4%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
1,756
(4%)
 Black 6
(1%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
57
(0%)

Gold Rush Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 661
(93%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(5%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Gold Rush Elementary is ranked 835th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gold Rush Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.4%) 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.

Gold Rush Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 508
2009 630
2010 623
2011 685
2012 714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 21
2009 19.6
2010 22.2
2011 22.2
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.035433070866142
2009 0.057142857142857
2010 0.077046548956661
2011 0.08029197080292
2012 0.074229691876751

Compare Gold Rush Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.4%
 
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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