Mesa Elementary School



Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 61
2 54
3 70
4 65
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cortez, CO in the Montezuma-Cortez School District No. Re-1. It enrolls 382 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mesa Elementary School is the 659th largest public school in Colorado and the 33,926th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 382
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,926th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 659th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 727th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 728th out of 1,097

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Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 198
(52%)
977
(49%)
 Male 184
(48%)
1,019
(51%)

Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 159
(42%)
953
(48%)
 American Indian 107
(28%)
550
(28%)
 Hispanic 98
(26%)
410
(21%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
63
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(59%)
1,038
(52%)
 Not Eligible 122
(32%)
772
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(9%)
186
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Mesa Elementary School is ranked 304th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is 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.

Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 354
2007 406
2008 421
2009 407
2010 402
2011 394
2012 386
2013 402
2014 375
2015 382

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 14.3
2007 15.2
2008 15.4
2009 15.1
2010 16.4
2011 16.9
2012 17
2013 16.9
2014 16.3
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66261398176292
2006 0.64971751412429
2007 0.65270935960591
2008 0.65083135391924
2009 0.73464373464373
2010 0.75124378109453
2011 0.69289340101523
2012 0.6839378238342
2013 0.65671641791045
2014 0.752
2015 0.68062827225131

Compare Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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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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