Clifton Elementary School



Clifton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clifton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 75
1 75
2 71
3 80
4 71
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Clifton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Clifton, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 485 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clifton Elementary School is the 407th largest public school in Colorado and the 23,369th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,369th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 407th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 489th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 348th out of 1,097

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Clifton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 249
(51%)
7,613
(49%)
 Male 236
(49%)
8,071
(51%)

Clifton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 296
(61%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 173
(36%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
100
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
114
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
83
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Clifton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 351
(72%)
6,900
(44%)
 Not Eligible 80
(16%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(11%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Clifton Elementary School is ranked 114th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clifton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Clifton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 479
2007 446
2008 478
2009 493
2010 442
2011 500
2012 480
2013 469
2014 477
2015 485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 15.5
2007 14.6
2008 15
2009 14.9
2010 13.9
2011 15.3
2012 15.5
2013 14.7
2014 16.2
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71101871101871
2006 0.56367432150313
2007 0.67040358744395
2008 0.69665271966527
2009 0.67748478701826
2010 0.73981900452489
2011 0.76
2012 0.76666666666667
2013 0.7910447761194
2014 0.72955974842767
2015 0.83505154639175

Compare Clifton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.5%
 

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