Nisley Elementary School



Nisley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nisley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 84
1 72
2 73
3 62
4 61
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nisley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nisley Elementary School is the 491st largest public school in Colorado and the 27,172nd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,172nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 491st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 300th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 327th out of 1,072

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Nisley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(54%)
8,034
(52%)
 Female 204
(46%)
7,540
(48%)

Nisley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 253
(57%)
11,005
(71%)
 Hispanic 167
(38%)
3,593
(23%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
599
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
137
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
122
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
98
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Nisley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 317
(72%)
6,123
(39%)
 Not Eligible 100
(23%)
8,237
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
1,214
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Nisley Elementary School is ranked 172nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nisley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Nisley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 482
2007 469
2008 476
2009 464
2010 479
2011 460
2012 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 17.8
2007 15.6
2008 17.4
2009 16.8
2010 15.7
2011 16
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72636815920398
2006 0.53941908713693
2007 0.69936034115139
2008 0.72689075630252
2009 0.78663793103448
2010 0.76617954070981
2011 0.77173913043478
2012 0.77426636568849

Compare Nisley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 443 15.3:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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