Rocky Mountain Elementary School



Rocky Mountain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 92
1 74
2 83
3 90
4 69
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rocky Mountain Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Clifton, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rocky Mountain Elementary School is the 336th largest public school in Colorado and the 20,243rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,243rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 336th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 340th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 195th out of 1,097

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Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 273
(53%)
8,071
(51%)
 Female 245
(47%)
7,613
(49%)

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(53%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 222
(43%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
100
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
114
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
83
(1%)

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 405
(78%)
6,900
(44%)
 Not Eligible 60
(12%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Rocky Mountain Elementary School is ranked 76th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rocky Mountain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) 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.

Rocky Mountain Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 524
2007 570
2008 579
2009 593
2010 573
2011 534
2012 531
2013 547
2014 496
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 14.7
2007 15.3
2008 15.7
2009 15.9
2010 12.7
2011 13.8
2012 14.2
2013 15.3
2014 14.1
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69848156182213
2006 0.65648854961832
2007 0.75087719298246
2008 0.73747841105354
2009 0.80944350758853
2010 0.76439790575916
2011 0.79962546816479
2012 0.80790960451977
2013 0.82815356489945
2014 0.69354838709677
2015 0.88416988416988

Compare Rocky Mountain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.4%
 

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