MC Elwain Elementary School



MC Elwain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

MC Elwain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 71
2 71
3 66
4 65
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

MC Elwain Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. MC Elwain Elementary School is the 518th largest public school in Colorado and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 518th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 546th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 544th out of 1,072

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MC Elwain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(52%)
17,331
(51%)
 Female 203
(48%)
16,491
(49%)

MC Elwain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 328
(77%)
11,004
(33%)
 White 55
(13%)
19,447
(57%)
 Black 24
(6%)
786
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
624
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,677
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

MC Elwain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 350
(82%)
10,804
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(10%)
2,443
(7%)
 Not Eligible 34
(8%)
20,575
(61%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, MC Elwain Elementary School is ranked 124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of MC Elwain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.0%) is significantly 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.

MC Elwain Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 409
2006 395
2007 483
2008 450
2009 490
2010 472
2011 439
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 18.8
2007 17.9
2008 17
2009 17.5
2010 15.5
2011 17.6
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85574572127139
2006 0.80253164556962
2007 0.79296066252588
2008 0.90444444444444
2009 0.93061224489796
2010 0.94703389830508
2011 0.93394077448747
2012 0.92037470725995

Compare MC Elwain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 427 17.4:1  
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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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