Orchard Mesa Middle School



Orchard Mesa Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 169
7 164
8 169
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Orchard Mesa Middle School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.83

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Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(58%)
8,071
(51%)
 Female 213
(42%)
7,613
(49%)

Orchard Mesa Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 343
(68%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 130
(26%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
114
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
83
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Orchard Mesa Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(53%)
6,900
(44%)
 Not Eligible 200
(40%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Orchard Mesa Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is 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.

Orchard Mesa Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 559
2006 547
2007 567
2008 526
2009 508
2010 537
2011 530
2012 532
2013 505
2014 515
2015 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.5
2007 16.4
2008 14.9
2009 15
2010 15.3
2011 14.7
2012 15.5
2013 14.9
2014 15.2
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52415026833631
2006 0.36014625228519
2007 0.48853615520282
2008 0.51330798479087
2009 0.58858267716535
2010 0.58100558659218
2011 0.56415094339623
2012 0.57894736842105
2013 0.51683168316832
2014 0.52233009708738
2015 0.60159362549801

Compare Orchard Mesa Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 502 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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