Foundations Academy



Foundations Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foundations Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 84
2 87
3 87
4 86
5 87
6 86
7 71
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foundations Academy is a public elementary school located in Brighton, CO in the School District 27j. It enrolls 751 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foundations Academy is the 70th largest public school in Colorado and the 5,971st largest nationally. It has 23.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,971st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 70th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,064th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 253rd out of 1,097

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Foundations Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 376
(50%)
6,198
(48%)
 Male 375
(50%)
6,611
(52%)

Foundations Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 532
(71%)
6,085
(48%)
 Hispanic 185
(25%)
5,684
(44%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
412
(3%)
 Black 9
(1%)
204
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
364
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
45
(0%)

Foundations Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 655
(87%)
8,092
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
3,777
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(5%)
940
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Foundations Academy is ranked 705th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foundations Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.8%) 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.

Foundations Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 430
2011 581
2012 656
2013 743
2014 751
2015 751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 32.8
2011 25.7
2012 26
2013 26.2
2014 21.8
2015 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.1
2011 0.13080895008606
2012 0.10670731707317
2013 0.12920592193809
2014 0.12916111850866
2015 0.12782956058589

Compare Foundations Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.8%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 751 23.6:1  
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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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