Polton Community Elementary School



Polton Community Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polton Community Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 63
K 81
1 59
2 99
3 68
4 81
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polton Community 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 537 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polton Community Elementary School is the 301st largest public school in Colorado and the 18,596th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,596th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 301st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 417th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 194th out of 1,097

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Polton Community Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(54%)
20,033
(52%)
 Female 249
(46%)
18,598
(48%)

Polton Community Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(43%)
21,194
(55%)
 Hispanic 110
(20%)
7,299
(19%)
 Black 97
(18%)
4,020
(10%)
 Two or More 56
(10%)
2,561
(7%)
 Asian 42
(8%)
3,261
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
80
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
216
(1%)

Polton Community Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 303
(56%)
27,263
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(36%)
8,933
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(8%)
2,435
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Polton Community Elementary School is ranked 357th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polton Community Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.6%) is slightly 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.

Polton Community Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 500
2007 504
2008 468
2009 462
2010 485
2011 502
2012 503
2013 526
2014 524
2015 537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.6
2007 16.2
2008 16.1
2009 15
2010 17
2011 16.7
2012 16.4
2013 17.6
2014 18.6
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28451882845188
2006 0.326
2007 0.33928571428571
2008 0.37393162393162
2009 0.31385281385281
2010 0.3979381443299
2011 0.38844621513944
2012 0.36978131212724
2013 0.36311787072243
2014 0.38931297709924
2015 0.43575418994413

Compare Polton Community Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.6%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 537 15.9:1  
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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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