Avery/parsons Elementary School

Avery/parsons Elementary School serves 469 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Avery/parsons Elementary School operates within the Buena Vista No. R-31 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 469 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 469 students
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Avery/parsons Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Avery/parsons Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Avery/parsons Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
12%
33%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
83%
55%
Avery/parsons Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Avery/parsons Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.38
Avery/parsons Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
35%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,961 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,988 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Buena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 968 555
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $7 MM
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $7 MM
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,961 $12,220
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,988 $11,937
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Chaffee County High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow Elementary School (22.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buena VistaChaffee County High School
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 47 students613 East Main St
    Buena VistaCO 81211
    (719)395-4064
    0.17-1247
  • Buena VistaBuena Vista High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 250 studentsRailroad And Marquette
    Buena VistaCO 81211
    (719)395-7100
    0.59-12250
  • Buena VistaHarry L Mc Ginnis Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 202 studentsSouth Railroad And Marquette
    Buena VistaCO 81211
    (719)395-7060
    0.56-8202
  • SalidaLongfellow Elementary School
    22.6 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 425 students425 West 7th St
    SalidaCO 81201
    (719)530-5260
    22.6KG-4425
  • SalidaCrest Academy
    22.8 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 27 students220 12th St
    SalidaCO 81201
    (719)530-0681
    22.85-827

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