Ellis Elementary School



Ellis Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ellis Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 85
K 63
1 92
2 62
3 70
4 68
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ellis Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C. It enrolls 514 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ellis Elementary School is the 346th largest public school in Colorado and the 20,601st largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,601st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 346th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 171st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 116th out of 1,097

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Ellis Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 267
(52%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 247
(48%)
35,491
(49%)

Ellis Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 286
(56%)
40,653
(56%)
 White 145
(28%)
17,034
(24%)
 Black 45
(9%)
9,275
(13%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
2,281
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
2,516
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
162
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
413
(1%)

Ellis Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(76%)
43,867
(61%)
 Not Eligible 76
(15%)
22,641
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(9%)
5,826
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Ellis Elementary School is ranked 89th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ellis Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) 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.

Ellis Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 545
2007 543
2008 601
2009 566
2010 587
2011 619
2012 579
2013 537
2014 558
2015 514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 18.2
2007 18.4
2008 17.7
2009 16.5
2010 15.5
2011 19
2012 16.3
2013 14.6
2014 15.2
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83646616541353
2006 0.78532110091743
2007 0.83057090239411
2008 0.85524126455907
2009 0.84982332155477
2010 0.89437819420784
2011 0.8626817447496
2012 0.89119170984456
2013 0.92737430167598
2014 0.90860215053763
2015 0.85214007782101

Compare Ellis Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
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 85.2%
 

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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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