Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory



Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Grade
PK 84
K 76
1 118
2 108
3 82
4 100
5 95
6 80
7 100
8 87
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory 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 930 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory is the 32nd largest public school in Colorado and the 1,993rd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 930
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,993rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 32nd out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 595th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 30th out of 1,097

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Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 471
(51%)
16,550
(52%)
 Female 459
(49%)
15,491
(48%)

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 392
(42%)
17,019
(53%)
 White 333
(36%)
5,869
(18%)
 Black 82
(9%)
5,802
(18%)
 Two or More 73
(8%)
1,513
(5%)
 Asian 31
(3%)
1,468
(5%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
197
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
173
(1%)

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 545
(59%)
10,288
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(36%)
19,129
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
2,624
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) 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.

Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 887
2011 916
2012 1048
2013 1132
2014 1208
2015 930

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 21
2011 22.7
2012 21
2013 18.2
2014 19
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.46110484780158
2011 0.5
2012 0.4837786259542
2013 0.45494699646643
2014 0.4908940397351
2015 0.41397849462366

Compare Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.4%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 930 17.1:1  
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