Explore Elementary



Explore Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Explore Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 52
2 55
3 58
4 49
5 54
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Explore Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Mapleton, School District No. 1, in the County of Adams & St. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Explore Elementary is the 642nd largest public school in Colorado and the 33,630th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,630th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 642nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 947th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 795th out of 1,072

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Explore Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 200
(53%)
3,255
(50%)
 Female 180
(47%)
3,209
(50%)

Explore Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 223
(59%)
3,966
(61%)
 White 137
(36%)
2,031
(31%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
207
(3%)
 Black 7
(2%)
114
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
86
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Explore Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(64%)
3,719
(58%)
 Not Eligible 92
(24%)
1,941
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(11%)
804
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Explore Elementary is ranked 242nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Explore Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Explore Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 289
2007 318
2008 328
2009 339
2010 360
2011 350
2012 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 23.1
2007 20.3
2008 21.9
2009 21.6
2010 21.8
2011 19.9
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.48096885813149
2007 0.60377358490566
2008 0.5640243902439
2009 0.64306784660767
2010 0.67777777777778
2011 0.70571428571429
2012 0.75789473684211

Compare Explore Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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Public KG - 06 380 21:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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