Ralston Elementary School



Ralston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 53
2 53
3 50
4 51
5 67
6 35
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Golden, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ralston Elementary School is the 710th largest public school in Colorado and the 36,300th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,300th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 710th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 461st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 687th out of 1,097

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Ralston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 179
(50%)
26,995
(51%)
 Female 179
(50%)
25,728
(49%)

Ralston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 323
(90%)
35,848
(68%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
2,011
(4%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
12,396
(24%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
1,499
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
588
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
296
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)

Ralston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 348
(97%)
36,764
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
12,824
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Ralston Elementary School is ranked 1,072nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ralston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Ralston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 357
2006 348
2007 312
2008 333
2009 331
2010 380
2011 403
2012 426
2013 390
2014 393
2015 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.1
2007 16.4
2008 16.1
2009 17.6
2010 19.5
2011 20.2
2012 21.4
2013 18.9
2014 18.7
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.019607843137255
2006 0.017241379310345
2007 0.025641025641026
2008 0.027027027027027
2009 0.027190332326284
2010 0.036842105263158
2011 0.037220843672457
2012 0.046948356807512
2013 0.038461538461538
2014 0.025445292620865
2015 0.027932960893855

Compare Ralston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.8%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 358 16.2:1  
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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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