Elk Creek Elementary



Elk Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elk Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 38
1 50
2 41
3 50
4 47
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elk Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in New Castle, CO in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. It enrolls 253 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elk Creek Elementary is the 891st largest public school in Colorado and the 45,249th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 253
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,249th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 891st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 489th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 910th out of 1,097

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Elk Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 131
(52%)
1,871
(52%)
 Female 122
(48%)
1,715
(48%)

Elk Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 130
(51%)
1,864
(52%)
 Hispanic 113
(45%)
1,612
(45%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
71
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Elk Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 117
(46%)
1,580
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(38%)
1,496
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(16%)
510
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Elk Creek Elementary is ranked 582nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elk Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Elk Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 296
2009 285
2010 284
2011 275
2012 277
2013 284
2014 259
2015 253

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 15.6
2009 14.1
2010 13.6
2011 14.2
2012 14
2013 14.8
2014 12.7
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.31081081081081
2009 0.4140350877193
2010 0.47887323943662
2011 0.49454545454545
2012 0.44404332129964
2013 0.55281690140845
2014 0.54826254826255
2015 0.53754940711462

Compare Elk Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
This School 53.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Elk Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 04 253 16.4:1  
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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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