Chipeta Elementary School



Chipeta Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chipeta Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 81
1 61
2 78
3 70
4 59
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chipeta Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chipeta Elementary School is the 487th largest public school in Colorado and the 26,990th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,990th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 487th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 614th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 514th out of 1,097

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Chipeta Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 230
(51%)
8,071
(51%)
 Female 219
(49%)
7,613
(49%)

Chipeta Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 221
(49%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 185
(41%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 27
(6%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 10
(2%)
100
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
114
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
83
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Chipeta Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 341
(76%)
6,900
(44%)
 Not Eligible 83
(18%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Chipeta Elementary School is ranked 140th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chipeta Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) 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.

Chipeta Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 407
2009 453
2010 472
2011 472
2012 457
2013 455
2014 422
2015 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 15.9
2009 17.9
2010 17.6
2011 19
2012 17.5
2013 16.6
2014 16.2
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.67076167076167
2009 0.69757174392936
2010 0.69067796610169
2011 0.75635593220339
2012 0.73741794310722
2013 0.73406593406593
2014 0.78909952606635
2015 0.81514476614699

Compare Chipeta Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 449 17.2:1  
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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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