Desert Sage Elementary School



Desert Sage Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Sage Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 23
K 57
1 55
2 45
3 68
4 65
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Sage Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pueblo West, CO in the Pueblo County School District 70. It enrolls 373 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Sage Elementary School is the 661st largest public school in Colorado and the 34,363rd largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,363rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 661st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 821st out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 761st out of 1,072

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Desert Sage Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(55%)
3,374
(52%)
 Female 166
(45%)
3,099
(48%)

Desert Sage Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 198
(53%)
3,940
(61%)
 Hispanic 157
(42%)
2,202
(34%)
 Black 8
(2%)
73
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
139
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Desert Sage Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 168
(45%)
3,550
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(43%)
2,239
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(12%)
684
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Desert Sage Elementary School is ranked 398th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Sage Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.0%) 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.

Desert Sage Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 459
2007 478
2008 464
2009 446
2010 433
2011 409
2012 373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 20.4
2007 20.5
2008 18.6
2009 17.8
2010 17.8
2011 19.2
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39565217391304
2006 0.37254901960784
2007 0.39748953974895
2008 0.40086206896552
2009 0.41704035874439
2010 0.43879907621247
2011 0.4841075794621
2012 0.54959785522788

Compare Desert Sage Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 55.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 373 19.3:1  
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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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