Carlson Elementary School



Carlson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carlson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 25
1 34
2 38
3 16
4 28
5 30
6 32
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carlson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Idaho Springs, CO in the Clear Creek School District No. Re-1. It enrolls 232 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carlson Elementary School is the 913th largest public school in Colorado and the 46,670th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 232
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,670th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 913th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 106th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 831st out of 1,097

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Carlson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 118
(51%)
266
(47%)
 Male 114
(49%)
296
(53%)

Carlson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 180
(78%)
488
(87%)
 Hispanic 24
(10%)
37
(7%)
 Two or More 21
(9%)
24
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Carlson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 136
(59%)
429
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(35%)
113
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(6%)
20
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Carlson Elementary School is ranked 705th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carlson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) is slightly 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.

Carlson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 290
2006 278
2007 273
2008 273
2009 253
2010 231
2011 261
2012 235
2013 223
2014 228
2015 232

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 16.5
2007 16.2
2008 16.2
2009 14.5
2010 14.5
2011 16.9
2012 13.2
2013 12.3
2014 13.3
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28275862068966
2006 0.30215827338129
2007 0.27472527472527
2008 0.42490842490842
2009 0.46245059288538
2010 0.51948051948052
2011 0.47509578544061
2012 0.39574468085106
2013 0.48430493273543
2014 0.43859649122807
2015 0.41379310344828

Compare Carlson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.4%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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