Blue Heron Elementary School



Blue Heron Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Heron Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 53
1 60
2 73
3 75
4 65
5 73
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blue Heron Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Littleton, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blue Heron Elementary School is the 373rd largest public school in Colorado and the 21,827th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,827th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 373rd out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 676th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 392nd out of 1,097

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Blue Heron Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 270
(54%)
26,995
(51%)
 Female 231
(46%)
25,728
(49%)

Blue Heron Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 327
(65%)
35,848
(68%)
 Hispanic 74
(15%)
12,396
(24%)
 Asian 72
(14%)
1,499
(3%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
2,011
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
588
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
296
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)

Blue Heron Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 409
(82%)
36,764
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(15%)
12,824
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Blue Heron Elementary School is ranked 721st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Heron Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.4%) is 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.

Blue Heron Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 482
2006 496
2007 517
2008 528
2009 496
2010 515
2011 514
2012 556
2013 545
2014 528
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 20.5
2007 18.9
2008 19.3
2009 18.4
2010 19.9
2011 19.8
2012 21
2013 18.8
2014 18.9
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11618257261411
2006 0.11895161290323
2007 0.098646034816248
2008 0.10416666666667
2009 0.11290322580645
2010 0.13980582524272
2011 0.12645914396887
2012 0.15647482014388
2013 0.1743119266055
2014 0.16287878787879
2015 0.18363273453094

Compare Blue Heron Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.4%
 
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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