West Ridge Elementary



West Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 88
K 115
1 115
2 110
3 102
4 104
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the School District 27j. It enrolls 742 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Ridge Elementary is the 75th largest public school in Colorado and the 6,301st largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 742
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,301st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 75th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,027th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 168th out of 1,097

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West Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 378
(51%)
6,611
(52%)
 Female 364
(49%)
6,198
(48%)

West Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(57%)
6,085
(48%)
 Hispanic 187
(25%)
5,684
(44%)
 Asian 77
(10%)
364
(3%)
 Two or More 43
(6%)
412
(3%)
 Black 7
(1%)
204
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

West Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 569
(77%)
8,092
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 126
(17%)
3,777
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
940
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, West Ridge Elementary is ranked 484th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.3%) is 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.

West Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 510
2008 696
2009 712
2010 824
2011 887
2012 750
2013 740
2014 768
2015 742

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 20.4
2008 22
2009 21.9
2010 22.2
2011 22.7
2012 22.5
2013 19.6
2014 20.1
2015 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.11176470588235
2008 0.11350574712644
2009 0.13904494382022
2010 0.1504854368932
2011 0.18940248027057
2012 0.2
2013 0.22567567567568
2014 0.23958333333333
2015 0.23315363881402

Compare West Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.3%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 742 21.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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