Needham Elementary School



Needham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Needham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 85
1 74
2 68
3 59
4 77
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Needham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Durango, CO in the Durango School District No. 9-R. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Needham Elementary School is the 499th largest public school in Colorado and the 27,681st largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,681st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 499th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 274th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 326th out of 1,072

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Needham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 224
(51%)
1,629
(49%)
 Male 214
(49%)
1,722
(51%)

Needham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 323
(74%)
2,437
(73%)
 Hispanic 73
(17%)
611
(18%)
 American Indian 26
(6%)
167
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
74
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Needham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 275
(63%)
2,183
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(32%)
863
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
305
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Needham Elementary School is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Needham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Needham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 458
2006 455
2007 442
2008 484
2009 447
2010 536
2011 405
2012 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 17
2007 15.9
2008 14.6
2009 14.1
2010 18.8
2011 14.3
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27947598253275
2006 0.27472527472527
2007 0.28054298642534
2008 0.28719008264463
2009 0.32438478747204
2010 0.32462686567164
2011 0.37283950617284
2012 0.37214611872146

Compare Needham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Needham Elementary School
Durango, CO
Public PK - 05 438 15.1:1  
Children'S House of Durango
Durango, CO
Private PK - KG 56 3:1 1 miles
Miller Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 420 14.7:1 1 miles
Riverview Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 622 21.4:1 1 miles
Mountain Middle School
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St Columba School
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Private PK - 08 247 8:1 1 miles
Park Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 465 14.4:1 2 miles
Columbine Christian School
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Private PK - 08 91 11:1 3 miles
Escalante Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 495 16.3:1 5 miles
Florida Mesa Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 319 12.1:1 7 miles
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Public PK - 05 262 14.1:1 9 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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