Graham Mesa Elementary School



Graham Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Graham Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 65
1 73
2 67
3 65
4 67
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Graham Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rifle, CO in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Graham Mesa Elementary School is the 676th largest public school in Colorado and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,256th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 676th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 396th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 628th out of 1,072

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Graham Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 201
(55%)
1,832
(52%)
 Female 163
(45%)
1,703
(48%)

Graham Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 208
(57%)
1,906
(54%)
 Hispanic 146
(40%)
1,507
(43%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
61
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Graham Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 178
(49%)
1,765
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(43%)
1,401
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(8%)
369
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Graham Mesa Elementary School is ranked 443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Graham Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.1%) 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.

Graham Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 331
2010 364
2011 381
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 15.4
2010 18
2011 18.6
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.48036253776435
2010 0.48901098901099
2011 0.53543307086614
2012 0.51098901098901

Compare Graham Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 51.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 364 16.2:1  
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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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