Rice Elementary School



Rice Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rice Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 58
K 78
1 71
2 65
3 67
4 56
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rice Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wellington, CO in the Poudre School District R-1. It enrolls 459 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rice Elementary School is the 456th largest public school in Colorado and the 25,556th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 459
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 456th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 492nd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 414th out of 1,072

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Rice Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 231
(50%)
10,347
(51%)
 Female 228
(50%)
9,954
(49%)

Rice Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 381
(83%)
14,852
(73%)
 Hispanic 64
(14%)
3,716
(18%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
701
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
258
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
100
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
22
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
652
(3%)

Rice Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 304
(66%)
13,956
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(26%)
5,236
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(8%)
1,109
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Rice Elementary School is ranked 505th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rice Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.8%) is slightly 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.

Rice Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 317
2008 333
2009 373
2010 397
2011 424
2012 459

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 16.2
2008 15.9
2009 16.7
2010 16.1
2011 16.5
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.26813880126183
2008 0.26726726726727
2009 0.35924932975871
2010 0.34508816120907
2011 0.31839622641509
2012 0.33769063180828

Compare Rice Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.8%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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