Altura Elementary School



Altura Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altura Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 86
1 94
2 120
3 85
4 93
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Altura Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Aurora, Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 586 students in grades 1st through 12th. Altura Elementary School is the 208th largest public school in Colorado and the 14,286th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 586
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,286th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 208th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 664th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 210th out of 1,072

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Altura Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(50%)
15,528
(52%)
 Female 292
(50%)
14,467
(48%)

Altura Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(75%)
16,246
(54%)
 Black 56
(10%)
5,187
(17%)
 White 48
(8%)
5,786
(19%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
1,237
(4%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
1,203
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
220
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
116
(0%)

Altura Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 495
(84%)
18,637
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(8%)
2,330
(8%)
 Not Eligible 42
(7%)
9,028
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Altura Elementary School is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altura Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.8%) 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.

Altura Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 398
2006 455
2007 445
2008 470
2009 492
2010 493
2011 507
2012 586

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.2
2007 17.5
2008 19.2
2009 19.9
2010 18.8
2011 21.1
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64572864321608
2006 0.8021978021978
2007 0.84044943820225
2008 0.87234042553191
2009 0.89024390243902
2010 0.9290060851927
2011 0.93293885601578
2012 0.92832764505119

Compare Altura Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 586 18.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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