Ortega Middle School



Ortega Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ortega Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 170
7 159
8 172
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ortega Middle School is a public elementary school located in Alamosa, CO in the Alamosa School District No. Re-11j. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.39

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Ortega Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 259
(52%)
830
(50%)
 Male 242
(48%)
831
(50%)

Ortega Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 321
(64%)
1,083
(65%)
 White 151
(30%)
491
(30%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
24
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Ortega Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 273
(54%)
966
(58%)
 Not Eligible 166
(33%)
508
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(12%)
187
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ortega Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.9%) is higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Ortega Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 517
2006 461
2007 478
2008 444
2009 459
2010 453
2011 462
2012 445
2013 481
2014 494
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 11.7
2007 13.9
2008 14.8
2009 14.5
2010 17.1
2011 17.8
2012 17.1
2013 16.1
2014 17.4
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6073500967118
2006 0.63123644251627
2007 0.6234309623431
2008 0.62612612612613
2009 0.66013071895425
2010 0.70860927152318
2011 0.72294372294372
2012 0.75955056179775
2013 0.72557172557173
2014 0.6497975708502
2015 0.6686626746507

Compare Ortega Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 66.9%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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