Gold Rush Elementary



Gold Rush Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gold Rush Elementary Students by Grade
PK 35
K 94
1 92
2 99
3 117
4 120
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gold Rush Elementary is a public elementary school located in Parker, CO in the Douglas County School District No. Re 1. It enrolls 674 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gold Rush Elementary is the 114th largest public school in Colorado and the 9,249th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 674
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,249th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 114th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 991st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 231st out of 1,097

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Gold Rush Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 344
(51%)
22,105
(51%)
 Female 330
(49%)
20,836
(49%)

Gold Rush Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 544
(81%)
32,096
(75%)
 Hispanic 66
(10%)
6,020
(14%)
 Two or More 30
(4%)
2,015
(5%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
2,065
(5%)
 Black 9
(1%)
531
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
165
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
49
(0%)

Gold Rush Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 635
(94%)
37,510
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
4,152
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
1,279
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Gold Rush Elementary is ranked 938th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gold Rush Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.8%) 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.

Gold Rush Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 508
2009 630
2010 623
2011 685
2012 714
2013 692
2014 703
2015 674

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 21
2009 19.6
2010 22.2
2011 22.2
2012 20.8
2013 18.4
2014 18.9
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.035433070866142
2009 0.057142857142857
2010 0.077046548956661
2011 0.08029197080292
2012 0.074229691876751
2013 0.060693641618497
2014 0.048364153627312
2015 0.05786350148368

Compare Gold Rush Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.8%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gold Rush Elementary
Parker, CO
Public PK - 05 674 20.7:1  
Prairie Crossing Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 653 17.8:1 1 miles
Legacy Point Elementary School
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North Star Academy
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The Goddard School
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Private PK - T1 63 21:1 3 miles
Little Blessings Preschool
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Private PK - TK 271 24:1 3 miles
Pine Grove Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 615 20.2:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 291 16.2:1 3 miles
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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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