Shaw Heights Middle School



Shaw Heights Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaw Heights Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 214
7 224
8 210
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaw Heights Middle School is a public elementary school located in Westminster, CO in the Westminster, School District No. 50, in the County of Adams. It enrolls 648 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 648
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33

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Shaw Heights Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 351
(54%)
3,775
(51%)
 Female 297
(46%)
3,605
(49%)

Shaw Heights Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 393
(61%)
5,425
(74%)
 White 194
(30%)
1,343
(18%)
 Asian 37
(6%)
362
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
118
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
80
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
10
(0%)

Shaw Heights Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 415
(64%)
5,290
(72%)
 Not Eligible 140
(22%)
1,271
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(14%)
819
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Shaw Heights Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) 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.

Shaw Heights Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 657
2006 683
2007 742
2008 658
2009 674
2010 619
2011 645
2012 648

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15
2007 18.6
2008 16.8
2009 18.7
2010 18.2
2011 18.4
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58904109589041
2006 0.6090775988287
2007 0.62398921832884
2008 0.66413373860182
2009 0.70326409495549
2010 0.79806138933764
2011 0.78759689922481
2012 0.78395061728395

Compare Shaw Heights Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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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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