M. Scott Carpenter Middle School



M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 188
7 178
8 161
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

M. Scott Carpenter Middle School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the Westminster Public Schools. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30

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M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 287
(54%)
3,476
(51%)
 Female 240
(46%)
3,276
(49%)

M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 453
(86%)
5,212
(77%)
 White 41
(8%)
1,019
(15%)
 Asian 21
(4%)
274
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
131
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
84
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 442
(84%)
5,013
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(9%)
747
(11%)
 Not Eligible 36
(7%)
992
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of M. Scott Carpenter Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) 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.

M. Scott Carpenter Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 517
2006 456
2007 678
2008 594
2009 593
2010 551
2011 582
2012 566
2013 594
2014 585
2015 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.3
2007 17.8
2008 16
2009 17.7
2010 17.3
2011 18.6
2012 17.4
2013 20.1
2014 18.5
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80851063829787
2006 0.84210526315789
2007 0.8598820058997
2008 0.86026936026936
2009 0.87015177065767
2010 0.90744101633394
2011 0.9106529209622
2012 0.90106007067138
2013 0.88047138047138
2014 0.89230769230769
2015 0.93168880455408

Compare M. Scott Carpenter Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.2%
 

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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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