South Mesa Elementary School



South Mesa Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Mesa Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 23
K 79
1 73
2 73
3 60
4 60
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Mesa Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pueblo, CO in the Pueblo County School District 70. It enrolls 448 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Mesa Elementary School is the 489th largest public school in Colorado and the 27,089th largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 448
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,089th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 489th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 883rd out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 642nd out of 1,097

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South Mesa Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(53%)
3,617
(52%)
 Female 212
(47%)
3,356
(48%)

South Mesa Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 222
(50%)
2,504
(36%)
 White 199
(44%)
4,044
(58%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
300
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
56
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

South Mesa Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(46%)
2,669
(38%)
 Not Eligible 194
(43%)
3,771
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(11%)
533
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, South Mesa Elementary School is ranked 316th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Mesa Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) 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.

South Mesa Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 315
2006 304
2007 284
2008 305
2009 322
2010 338
2011 337
2012 339
2013 400
2014 407
2015 448

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.9
2007 17.2
2008 17.8
2009 18.6
2010 18.9
2011 18.9
2012 18.8
2013 18.6
2014 19
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52380952380952
2006 0.42105263157895
2007 0.45422535211268
2008 0.45573770491803
2009 0.47204968944099
2010 0.52366863905325
2011 0.56379821958457
2012 0.56637168141593
2013 0.5925
2014 0.63882063882064
2015 0.56696428571429

Compare South Mesa Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.7%
 

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