Sierra Elementary School



Sierra Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 77
2 91
3 71
4 85
5 78
6 79
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Arvada, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 545 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Elementary School is the 281st largest public school in Colorado and the 17,921st largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 545
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,921st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 281st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 839th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 372nd out of 1,097

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Sierra Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 273
(50%)
26,995
(51%)
 Female 272
(50%)
25,728
(49%)

Sierra Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(83%)
35,848
(68%)
 Hispanic 54
(10%)
12,396
(24%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
2,011
(4%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
1,499
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
296
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
588
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)

Sierra Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 477
(88%)
36,764
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 56
(10%)
12,824
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Sierra Elementary School is ranked 817th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Sierra Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 603
2006 547
2007 562
2008 574
2009 560
2010 553
2011 566
2012 553
2013 538
2014 539
2015 545

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 19
2007 18.9
2008 19.7
2009 18.7
2010 19.3
2011 19.6
2012 19.7
2013 20.3
2014 19.1
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.084577114427861
2006 0.09872029250457
2007 0.10498220640569
2008 0.097560975609756
2009 0.10714285714286
2010 0.13562386980108
2011 0.14310954063604
2012 0.15370705244123
2013 0.14312267657993
2014 0.12801484230056
2015 0.12477064220183

Compare Sierra Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.5%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 545 18.9:1  
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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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