Garnet Mesa Elementary School



Garnet Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garnet Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 94
1 86
2 89
3 87
4 104
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garnet Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Delta, CO in the Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District. It enrolls 558 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garnet Mesa Elementary School is the 255th largest public school in Colorado and the 16,824th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,824th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 255th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 489th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 184th out of 1,097

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Garnet Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(53%)
1,782
(50%)
 Female 264
(47%)
1,791
(50%)

Garnet Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 332
(59%)
2,614
(73%)
 Hispanic 188
(34%)
786
(22%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
67
(2%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
50
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Garnet Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 321
(58%)
1,738
(49%)
 Not Eligible 183
(33%)
1,435
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
400
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Garnet Mesa Elementary School is ranked 134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garnet Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.2%) 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.

Garnet Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 513
2006 540
2007 533
2008 543
2009 530
2010 539
2011 551
2012 574
2013 576
2014 582
2015 558

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18.1
2007 16.9
2008 16.5
2009 16.1
2010 16.9
2011 17.2
2012 17.9
2013 16.9
2014 16.9
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59844054580897
2006 0.6
2007 0.59662288930582
2008 0.59300184162063
2009 0.61509433962264
2010 0.63079777365492
2011 0.60980036297641
2012 0.66376306620209
2013 0.63715277777778
2014 0.64776632302406
2015 0.67204301075269

Compare Garnet Mesa 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 67.2%
 

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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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