Independence Elementary School



Independence Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 82
2 88
3 66
4 81
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, in the County of Arapah. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Elementary School is the 379th largest public school in Colorado and the 22,446th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,446th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 379th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 213th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 156th out of 1,072

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Independence Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 252
(51%)
19,605
(52%)
 Female 238
(49%)
18,126
(48%)

Independence Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 210
(43%)
21,175
(56%)
 Hispanic 126
(26%)
6,979
(18%)
 Black 97
(20%)
4,142
(11%)
 Two or More 35
(7%)
2,067
(5%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
3,056
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
97
(0%)

Independence Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 233
(48%)
27,777
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(40%)
7,711
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(12%)
2,243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Independence Elementary School is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.4%) is slightly 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.

Independence Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 530
2006 498
2007 499
2008 518
2009 508
2010 486
2011 472
2012 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.4
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 13.6
2010 13.5
2011 14.3
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4
2006 0.42971887550201
2007 0.40881763527054
2008 0.48262548262548
2009 0.48031496062992
2010 0.49382716049383
2011 0.52754237288136
2012 0.52448979591837

Compare Independence Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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