Shaffer Elementary School



Shaffer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaffer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 71
1 71
2 75
3 96
4 97
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shaffer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Littleton, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaffer Elementary School is the 307th largest public school in Colorado and the 18,753rd largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 307th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 988th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 523rd out of 1,097

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Shaffer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 269
(50%)
25,728
(49%)
 Male 266
(50%)
26,995
(51%)

Shaffer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 426
(80%)
35,848
(68%)
 Hispanic 63
(12%)
12,396
(24%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
2,011
(4%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
1,499
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
588
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
296
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)

Shaffer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 478
(89%)
36,764
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
12,824
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Shaffer Elementary School is ranked 869th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaffer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.7%) 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.

Shaffer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 585
2007 595
2008 616
2009 645
2010 638
2011 614
2012 602
2013 577
2014 543
2015 535

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.5
2007 17.9
2008 17
2009 18.8
2010 19.1
2011 19.8
2012 20
2013 19.4
2014 19.3
2015 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055350553505535
2006 0.064957264957265
2007 0.048739495798319
2008 0.037337662337662
2009 0.043410852713178
2010 0.070532915360502
2011 0.071661237785016
2012 0.068106312292359
2013 0.086655112651646
2014 0.0902394106814
2015 0.10654205607477

Compare Shaffer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.7%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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