Roots Elementary



Roots Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Roots Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 41
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Roots Elementary 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 89 students in grades 1st through 12th. Roots Elementary is the 1,044th largest public school in Colorado and the 53,527th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 89
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,527th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 1,044th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 738th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,059th out of 1,097

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Roots Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 50
(56%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 39
(44%)
35,491
(49%)

Roots Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 59
(66%)
9,275
(13%)
 Hispanic 19
(21%)
40,653
(56%)
 White 7
(8%)
17,034
(24%)
 Two or More 4
(4%)
2,516
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
413
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,281
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
162
(0%)

Roots Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(84%)
43,867
(61%)
 Not Eligible 11
(12%)
22,641
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
5,826
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Roots Elementary is ranked 774th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Roots Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) 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.

Compare Roots Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.6%
 

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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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