Stem Launch



Stem Launch Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stem Launch Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 49
2 50
3 49
4 49
5 48
6 94
7 267
8 249
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Stem Launch is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 905 students in grades 1st through 12th. Stem Launch is the 27th largest public school in Colorado and the 2,110th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 905
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,110th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 27th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 870th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 43rd out of 1,072

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Stem Launch Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 498
(55%)
17,331
(51%)
 Female 407
(45%)
16,491
(49%)

Stem Launch Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 623
(69%)
11,004
(33%)
 White 224
(25%)
19,447
(57%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
1,677
(5%)
 Black 18
(2%)
786
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
624
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
232
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Stem Launch Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 652
(72%)
10,804
(32%)
 Not Eligible 168
(19%)
20,575
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(9%)
2,443
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Stem Launch is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stem Launch students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.4%) 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.

Compare Stem Launch to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Stem Launch
Thornton, CO
Public KG - 08 905 19.8:1  
North Mor Elementary School
Northglenn, CO
Public PK - 05 390 17.3:1 1 miles
Federal Heights Elementary School
Denver, CO
Public KG - 05 575 18.3:1 1 miles
The International School at Thornton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 796 18.8:1 2 miles
Westview Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 422 17.2:1 2 miles
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Westminster, CO
Public KG - 05 344 16.2:1 2 miles
Childrens Outreach Project
Denver, CO
Private PK - TK 90 8:1 2 miles
Hillcrest Elementary School
Northglenn, CO
Public KG - 05 496 17.7:1 2 miles
The Pinnacle Charter School Middle School
Federal Heights, CO
Public 06 - 08 533 23.2:1 2 miles
North Star Elementary School
Denver, CO
Public KG - 05 471 18.1:1 2 miles
The Pinnacle Charter School Elementary
Federal Heights, CO
Public KG - 05 1,050 21.7:1 2 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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