Mountainside Elementary School



Mountainside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mountainside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 91
2 71
3 57
4 56
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mountainside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Carson, CO in the Fountain School District No. 8 in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mountainside Elementary School is the 523rd largest public school in Colorado and the 28,730th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,730th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 523rd out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 137th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 212th out of 1,097

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Mountainside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 217
(50%)
2,890
(48%)
 Male 215
(50%)
3,191
(52%)

Mountainside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 190
(44%)
2,999
(49%)
 Hispanic 120
(28%)
1,624
(27%)
 Black 72
(17%)
679
(11%)
 Two or More 40
(9%)
556
(9%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
78
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
55
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
90
(1%)

Mountainside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 193
(45%)
3,123
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(35%)
2,013
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(21%)
945
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Mountainside Elementary School is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mountainside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.3%) is slightly 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.

Mountainside Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 506
2007 583
2008 589
2009 610
2010 523
2011 555
2012 535
2013 485
2014 492
2015 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 15.5
2007 17.7
2008 17.3
2009 15.1
2010 14.6
2011 16
2012 16.2
2013 13.9
2014 14.1
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55858747993579
2006 0.54743083003953
2007 0.5180102915952
2008 0.53480475382003
2009 0.58360655737705
2010 0.68068833652008
2011 0.68108108108108
2012 0.65420560747664
2013 0.60412371134021
2014 0.53861788617886
2015 0.55324074074074

Compare Mountainside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
This School 55.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 432 13.1:1  
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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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