Options School



Options School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Options School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 110
2 109
3 103
4 99
5 87
6 80
7 70
8 75
9 42
10 47
11 24
12 28

Options 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 950 students in grades 1st through 12th. Options School is the 29th largest public school in Colorado and the 1,789th largest nationally. It has 39.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 950
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 39.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,789th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 29th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,084th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 593rd out of 1,097

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Options School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 486
(51%)
16,550
(52%)
 Female 464
(49%)
15,491
(48%)

Options School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 762
(80%)
5,869
(18%)
 Hispanic 130
(14%)
17,019
(53%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
1,513
(5%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
1,468
(5%)
 Black 8
(1%)
5,802
(18%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
197
(1%)

Options School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 890
(94%)
10,288
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
19,129
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,624
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Options School is ranked 854th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Options School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) 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.

Options School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 955
2007 1085
2008 1533
2009 1639
2010 1895
2011 1877
2012 945
2013 669
2014 803
2015 950

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 21.2
2007 26.4
2008 47.5
2009 43.8
2010 55.8
2011 41.3
2012 30.9
2013 44.4
2014 18.5
2015 39.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.044753086419753
2006 0.0073298429319372
2007 0.0064516129032258
2008 0.0045662100456621
2009 0.00183038438072
2010 0.0021108179419525
2011 0.018646776771444
2012 0.022222222222222
2013 0.041853512705531
2014 0.054794520547945
2015 0.063157894736842

Compare Options School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
3,940.0% 39.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Options School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 12 950 39.4:1  
Crawford Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public PK - 05 668 17.4:1 1 miles
Kenton Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public PK - 05 672 18.9:1 1 miles
Montview Math & Health Sciences Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public PK - 05 502 18.3:1 1 miles
Fletcher Community School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 05 386 10.4:1 1 miles
St Therese Catholic School
Aurora, CO
Private PK - 08 227 14:1 1 miles
Isabella Bird Community School
Denver, CO
Public PK - 05 462 16.8:1 1 miles
Paris Elementary School
Aurora, CO
Public PK - 05 462 17.5:1 1 miles
North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology
Aurora, CO
Public 06 - 08 842 17.9:1 1 miles
St Pius X School
Aurora, CO
Private PK - 08 255 18:1 2 miles
Logan School
Denver, CO
Private KG - KG 250 4:1 2 miles
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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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