North Star Elementary School



North Star Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 92
2 67
3 79
4 78
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 464 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Elementary School is the 457th largest public school in Colorado and the 25,469th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,469th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 457th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 552nd out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 438th out of 1,097

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North Star Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 250
(54%)
15,286
(52%)
 Female 214
(46%)
14,108
(48%)

North Star Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 375
(81%)
11,381
(39%)
 White 47
(10%)
14,925
(51%)
 Black 17
(4%)
554
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
855
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,457
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
186
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

North Star Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 370
(80%)
10,022
(34%)
 Not Eligible 64
(14%)
17,002
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
2,370
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, North Star Elementary School is ranked 117th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) 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.

North Star Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 468
2007 494
2008 505
2009 471
2010 469
2011 467
2012 471
2013 456
2014 470
2015 464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.8
2007 15.8
2008 16.1
2009 15.1
2010 15.6
2011 15.8
2012 18.1
2013 16.9
2014 17
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86111111111111
2006 0.86965811965812
2007 0.83400809716599
2008 0.83366336633663
2009 0.90233545647558
2010 0.91044776119403
2011 0.89935760171306
2012 0.91082802547771
2013 0.92324561403509
2014 0.89148936170213
2015 0.86206896551724

Compare North Star Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 464 16.8:1  
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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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