Vista Academy



Vista Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 8
7 24
8 23
9 47
10 49
11 76
12 58

Vista Academy 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 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.04

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Vista Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 154
(54%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 131
(46%)
35,491
(49%)

Vista Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 186
(65%)
40,653
(56%)
 Black 72
(25%)
9,275
(13%)
 White 15
(5%)
17,034
(24%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
2,516
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
2,281
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
162
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
413
(1%)

Vista Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(60%)
43,867
(61%)
 Not Eligible 73
(26%)
22,641
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(15%)
5,826
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Vista Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.4%) 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.

Vista Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 200
2012 224
2013 229
2014 257
2015 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 11.8
2012 13.7
2013 11.5
2014 18.3
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.76
2012 0.8125
2013 0.84279475982533
2014 0.77821011673152
2015 0.74385964912281

Compare Vista Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
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 74.4%
 

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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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