Cherry Drive Elementary School



Cherry Drive Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherry Drive Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 78
2 70
3 85
4 92
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherry Drive Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 466 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherry Drive Elementary School is the 441st largest public school in Colorado and the 24,834th largest nationally. It has 22.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 466
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 441st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,014th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 705th out of 1,072

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Cherry Drive Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(52%)
17,331
(51%)
 Female 226
(48%)
16,491
(49%)

Cherry Drive Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 271
(58%)
19,447
(57%)
 Hispanic 151
(32%)
11,004
(33%)
 Asian 21
(5%)
1,677
(5%)
 Black 11
(2%)
786
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
624
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
232
(1%)

Cherry Drive Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(55%)
20,575
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(37%)
10,804
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
2,443
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Cherry Drive Elementary School is ranked 390th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherry Drive Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.1%) 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.

Cherry Drive Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 562
2006 553
2007 563
2008 528
2009 546
2010 509
2011 476
2012 466

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.4
2007 20.5
2008 20.7
2009 21.2
2010 20.8
2011 22.1
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2491103202847
2006 0.23508137432188
2007 0.26287744227353
2008 0.28977272727273
2009 0.34249084249084
2010 0.34577603143418
2011 0.36344537815126
2012 0.45064377682403

Compare Cherry Drive Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 45.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 466 22.7:1  
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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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