Platte River Charter Academy



Platte River Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Platte River Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 57
2 57
3 58
4 70
5 95
6 69
7 82
8 66
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Platte River Charter Academy is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District No. Re 1. It enrolls 607 students in grades 1st through 12th. Platte River Charter Academy is the 181st largest public school in Colorado and the 13,224th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,224th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 181st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,022nd out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 381st out of 1,097

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Platte River Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 308
(51%)
20,836
(49%)
 Male 299
(49%)
22,105
(51%)

Platte River Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 471
(78%)
32,096
(75%)
 Hispanic 60
(10%)
6,020
(14%)
 Asian 43
(7%)
2,065
(5%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
2,015
(5%)
 Black 6
(1%)
531
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Platte River Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 604
(100%)
37,510
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
4,152
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,279
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Platte River Charter Academy is ranked 1,084th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Platte River Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Platte River Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 515
2006 516
2007 507
2008 508
2009 507
2010 520
2011 514
2012 574
2013 580
2014 574
2015 607

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.1
2007 18.6
2008 17.3
2009 18.1
2010 19.7
2011 22.1
2012 20.1
2013 21.5
2014 20.4
2015 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.0077821011673152
2012 0.045296167247387
2013 0.020689655172414
2014 0.0052264808362369
2015 0.0049423393739703

Compare Platte River Charter Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.5%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Platte River Charter Academy
Highlands Ranch, CO
Public KG - 08 607 21.3:1  
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Private PK - 08 921 17:1 1 miles
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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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