Independence Academy



Independence Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 48
2 48
3 48
4 41
5 46
6 43
7 31
8 18
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Academy is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Academy is the 694th largest public school in Colorado and the 35,552nd largest nationally. It has 22.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 694th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,048th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 889th out of 1,097

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Independence Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 192
(53%)
7,613
(49%)
 Male 173
(47%)
8,071
(51%)

Independence Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 301
(82%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 41
(11%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
83
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
114
(1%)

Independence Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 365
(100%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,129
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
6,900
(44%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Independence Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 81
2006 139
2007 167
2008 211
2009 206
2010 233
2011 257
2012 294
2013 327
2014 346
2015 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.7
2007 29.3
2008 15.6
2009 15.3
2010 16.2
2011 17.9
2012 18.6
2013 16.8
2014 19.3
2015 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2716049382716
2006
2007 0.0059880239520958
2008 0.004739336492891
2009 0.16019417475728
2010 0.18454935622318
2011 0.19844357976654
2012 0.037414965986395
2013 0.17125382262997
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Compare Independence Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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