Stem Launch



Stem Launch Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stem Launch Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 50
2 51
3 75
4 75
5 89
6 154
7 156
8 151
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 852 students in grades 1st through 12th. Stem Launch is the 47th largest public school in Colorado and the 3,203rd largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 852
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,203rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 47th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 489th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 33rd out of 1,097

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Stem Launch Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 462
(54%)
15,286
(52%)
 Female 390
(46%)
14,108
(48%)

Stem Launch Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 593
(70%)
11,381
(39%)
 White 204
(24%)
14,925
(51%)
 Asian 31
(4%)
1,457
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
855
(3%)
 Black 9
(1%)
554
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
186
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Stem Launch Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 522
(61%)
10,022
(34%)
 Not Eligible 236
(28%)
17,002
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(11%)
2,370
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Stem Launch is ranked 17th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stem Launch students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) is significantly 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.

Stem Launch Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 905
2013 773
2014 781
2015 852

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 19.8
2013 15.9
2014 17.1
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.81436464088398
2013 0.78395860284605
2014 0.68758002560819
2015 0.72300469483568

Compare Stem Launch to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Stem Launch
Thornton, CO
Public KG - 08 852 16.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 440 17.6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 561 17:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 1,006 17.3:1 2 miles
North Star Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 464 16.8:1 2 miles
The Pinnacle Charter School Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 554 20.6:1 2 miles
Hillcrest Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 456 16.9:1 2 miles
A Child'S Touch
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Private PK - TK 91 18:1 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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