Vanguard Classical School - West



Vanguard Classical School - West Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vanguard Classical School - West Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 60
2 54
3 54
4 57
5 50
6 52
7 55
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vanguard Classical School - West is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 494 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vanguard Classical School - West is the 390th largest public school in Colorado and the 22,508th largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 494
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,508th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 390th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 91st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 86th out of 1,097

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Vanguard Classical School - West Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 252
(51%)
15,491
(48%)
 Male 242
(49%)
16,550
(52%)

Vanguard Classical School - West Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 287
(58%)
17,019
(53%)
 Black 98
(20%)
5,802
(18%)
 White 86
(17%)
5,869
(18%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
1,513
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,468
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
197
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(1%)

Vanguard Classical School - West Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(59%)
19,129
(60%)
 Not Eligible 158
(32%)
10,288
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
2,624
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Vanguard Classical School - West is ranked 187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vanguard Classical School - West students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.0%) 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.

Vanguard Classical School - West Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 314
2008 430
2009 499
2010 508
2011 509
2012 521
2013 527
2014 488
2015 494

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 10.4
2008 11.1
2009 12.8
2010 13.4
2011 10.1
2012 10.6
2013 12.7
2014 10.2
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.089171974522293
2008 0.58837209302326
2009 0.52104208416834
2010 0.55511811023622
2011 0.64243614931238
2012 0.57965451055662
2013 0.60910815939279
2014 0.68647540983607
2015 0.68016194331984

Compare Vanguard Classical School - West to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
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 68.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Vanguard Classical School - West
Denver, CO
Public KG - 08 494 12.1:1  
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Private PK - KG 61 6:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 528 15.9:1 1 miles
St James Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 230 14:1 2 miles
Paddington Station
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Private PK - KG 260 9:1 2 miles
Denver Academy of Torah
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Private KG - 12 174 14:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 227 14:1 2 miles
Primrose School at Stapleton
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Private PK - KG 63 7:1 2 miles
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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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