Pear Park Elementary School



Pear Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pear Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 67
1 90
2 70
3 93
4 81
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pear Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pear Park Elementary School is the 381st largest public school in Colorado and the 22,025th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,025th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 381st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 776th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 465th out of 1,097

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Pear Park Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 262
(53%)
8,071
(51%)
 Female 237
(47%)
7,613
(49%)

Pear Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 320
(64%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 143
(29%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
627
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
83
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
114
(1%)

Pear Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 265
(53%)
6,900
(44%)
 Not Eligible 177
(35%)
7,655
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(11%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Pear Park Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pear Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) 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.

Pear Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 380
2007 397
2008 431
2009 447
2010 458
2011 477
2012 490
2013 492
2014 497
2015 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 16.9
2007 16.9
2008 16.3
2009 17.6
2010 18
2011 20.1
2012 19.6
2013 18.7
2014 18.8
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.40263157894737
2007 0.53652392947103
2008 0.53596287703016
2009 0.68680089485459
2010 0.66375545851528
2011 0.59538784067086
2012 0.61020408163265
2013 0.60569105691057
2014 0.61368209255533
2015 0.64529058116232

Compare Pear Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.5%
 

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