Silver Creek Elementary



Silver Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Silver Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 108
2 116
3 121
4 102
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Silver Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 671 students in grades 1st through 12th. Silver Creek Elementary is the 107th largest public school in Colorado and the 9,005th largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 671
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 107th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 916th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 193rd out of 1,072

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Silver Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 340
(51%)
16,491
(49%)
 Male 331
(49%)
17,331
(51%)

Silver Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 513
(76%)
19,447
(57%)
 Hispanic 87
(13%)
11,004
(33%)
 Asian 42
(6%)
1,677
(5%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
624
(2%)
 Black 13
(2%)
786
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
52
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
232
(1%)

Silver Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 625
(93%)
20,575
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
10,804
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
2,443
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Silver Creek Elementary is ranked 862nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Silver Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.9%) 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.

Silver Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 592
2007 637
2008 700
2009 737
2010 747
2011 650
2012 671

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 20.1
2007 19.9
2008 20.6
2009 22.7
2010 22.3
2011 19.1
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.059121621621622
2007 0.042386185243328
2008 0.042857142857143
2009 0.062415196743555
2010 0.066934404283802
2011 0.050769230769231
2012 0.068554396423249

Compare Silver Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Silver Creek Elementary
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Public KG - 05 671 20.4:1  
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Hunters Glen Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 547 20.6:1 3 miles
Vista Ridge Academy
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Private PK - 12 123 12:1 4 miles
Primrose School of Erie at Vista Ridge
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Private PK - KG 169 7:1 4 miles
Primrose School of Thornton
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Private PK - TK 61 11:1 4 miles
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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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