Vista Colorado Elementary



Vista Colorado Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 59
2 79
3 85
4 82
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Colorado Elementary is a public elementary school located in Needles, CA in the Needles Unified School District. It enrolls 452 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Colorado Elementary is the 3,863rd largest public school in California and the 26,655th largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 452
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,655th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,863rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,073rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,317th out of 6,257

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Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(52%)
369
(52%)
 Female 219
(48%)
338
(48%)

Vista Colorado Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 227
(50%)
345
(49%)
 Hispanic 120
(27%)
176
(25%)
 American Indian 72
(16%)
133
(19%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
25
(4%)
 Black 11
(2%)
17
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(1%)

Vista Colorado Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 343
(76%)
520
(74%)
 Not Eligible 96
(21%)
162
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
25
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Vista Colorado Elementary is ranked 2,506th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Colorado Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Vista Colorado Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 273
2007 257
2008 256
2009 N/A
2010 282
2011 451
2012 424
2013 421
2014 427
2015 452

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.2
2007 17.1
2008 19.7
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 28.7
2013 26.3
2014 25.1
2015 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70588235294118
2006 0.65934065934066
2007 0.82490272373541
2008 0.765625
2009
2010 0.75177304964539
2011
2012 0.74528301886792
2013 0.69358669833729
2014 0.77985948477752
2015 0.78761061946903

Compare Vista Colorado Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 78.8%
 

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