Sand Creek Elementary School



Sand Creek Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 47
K 57
1 71
2 62
3 80
4 81
5 62
6 94
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sand Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District No. Re 1. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sand Creek Elementary School is the 264th largest public school in Colorado and the 17,146th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,146th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 264th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 474th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 184th out of 1,097

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Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 295
(53%)
22,105
(51%)
 Female 259
(47%)
20,836
(49%)

Sand Creek Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 427
(77%)
32,096
(75%)
 Hispanic 73
(13%)
6,020
(14%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
2,015
(5%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
2,065
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
531
(1%)

Sand Creek Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 478
(86%)
37,510
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
4,152
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
1,279
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Sand Creek Elementary School is ranked 779th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sand Creek Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.7%) 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.

Sand Creek Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 545
2006 569
2007 555
2008 602
2009 633
2010 599
2011 585
2012 585
2013 587
2014 612
2015 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.6
2007 17.1
2008 18
2009 18.4
2010 18.3
2011 18.5
2012 18.1
2013 16.9
2014 17
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.038532110091743
2006 0.047451669595782
2007 0.077477477477477
2008 0.088039867109635
2009 0.071090047393365
2010 0.1118530884808
2011 0.10940170940171
2012 0.12307692307692
2013 0.13628620102215
2014 0.13888888888889
2015 0.13718411552347

Compare Sand Creek Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.7%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 554 16.3:1  
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