Silver Creek Elementary



Silver Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Silver Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 86
2 96
3 105
4 113
5 122
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Silver Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Silver Creek Elementary is the 171st largest public school in Colorado and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 171st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 776th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 200th out of 1,097

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Silver Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 312
(51%)
14,108
(48%)
 Male 303
(49%)
15,286
(52%)

Silver Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(76%)
14,925
(51%)
 Hispanic 80
(13%)
11,381
(39%)
 Asian 30
(5%)
1,457
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
855
(3%)
 Black 10
(2%)
554
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
186
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
36
(0%)

Silver Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 561
(91%)
17,002
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
10,022
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
2,370
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Silver Creek Elementary is ranked 877th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Silver Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.8%) 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.

Silver Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 592
2007 637
2008 700
2009 737
2010 747
2011 650
2012 671
2013 677
2014 639
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 20.1
2007 19.9
2008 20.6
2009 22.7
2010 22.3
2011 19.1
2012 20.4
2013 18.5
2014 18.2
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.059121621621622
2007 0.042386185243328
2008 0.042857142857143
2009 0.062415196743555
2010 0.066934404283802
2011 0.050769230769231
2012 0.068554396423249
2013 0.078286558345643
2014 0.081377151799687
2015 0.08780487804878

Compare Silver Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.8%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Silver Creek Elementary
Thornton, CO
Public KG - 05 615 18.4:1  
Rocky Top Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,356 19.9:1 2 miles
Prairie Hills Elementary School
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Eagleview Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 590 19:1 3 miles
Hope Montessori Academy
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Private PK - TK 110 3:1 3 miles
Tarver Elementary School
Thornton, CO
Public PK - 05 485 19.2:1 3 miles
Hunters Glen Elementary School
Thornton, CO
Public KG - 05 453 19.9:1 3 miles
Stargate Charter School
Thornton, CO
Public KG - 09 837 19.9:1 3 miles
Primrose School of Erie at Vista Ridge
Erie, CO
Private PK - KG 179 6:1 4 miles
Primrose School of Thornton
Thornton, CO
Private PK - KG 68 14:1 4 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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