Prospect Valley Elementary School



Prospect Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prospect Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 74
2 68
3 62
4 75
5 71
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prospect Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wheat Ridge, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prospect Valley Elementary School is the 394th largest public school in Colorado and the 22,605th largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,605th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 394th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 928th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 569th out of 1,097

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Prospect Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 254
(52%)
26,995
(51%)
 Female 239
(48%)
25,728
(49%)

Prospect Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 348
(71%)
35,848
(68%)
 Hispanic 111
(23%)
12,396
(24%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
2,011
(4%)
 Black 7
(1%)
588
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,499
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
296
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)

Prospect Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 380
(77%)
36,764
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(18%)
12,824
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
3,135
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Prospect Valley Elementary School is ranked 648th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prospect Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.9%) 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.

Prospect Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 450
2006 470
2007 481
2008 476
2009 495
2010 503
2011 476
2012 473
2013 515
2014 507
2015 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 18.6
2007 19.6
2008 19
2009 19.5
2010 19.7
2011 18.3
2012 18.7
2013 21
2014 22
2015 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19777777777778
2006 0.17021276595745
2007 0.15176715176715
2008 0.15126050420168
2009 0.1959595959596
2010 0.2624254473161
2011 0.27100840336134
2012 0.28118393234672
2013 0.26407766990291
2014 0.22090729783037
2015 0.22920892494929

Compare Prospect Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.9%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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