Explorer Elementary School



Explorer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Explorer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 69
1 70
2 74
3 83
4 81
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Explorer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Academy School District No. 20 in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Explorer Elementary School is the 365th largest public school in Colorado and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 365th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 431st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 260th out of 1,097

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Explorer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 270
(54%)
8,164
(51%)
 Female 234
(46%)
7,846
(49%)

Explorer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 378
(75%)
11,613
(73%)
 Hispanic 71
(14%)
2,124
(13%)
 Two or More 34
(7%)
1,038
(6%)
 Black 10
(2%)
487
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
69
(0%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
639
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
40
(0%)

Explorer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 428
(85%)
13,580
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
1,719
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
711
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Explorer Elementary School is ranked 779th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Explorer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.1%) 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.

Explorer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 569
2006 549
2007 514
2008 499
2009 515
2010 529
2011 522
2012 521
2013 517
2014 505
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.2
2007 16.6
2008 16.1
2009 16.5
2010 16.4
2011 15.7
2012 15.7
2013 16.1
2014 15.8
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.043936731107206
2006 0.051001821493625
2007 0.056420233463035
2008 0.096192384769539
2009 0.12038834951456
2010 0.10775047258979
2011 0.1455938697318
2012 0.13819577735125
2013 0.14893617021277
2014 0.12673267326733
2015 0.15079365079365

Compare Explorer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.1%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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