Avery/parsons Elementary School

516 East Main St,

Buena Vista, CO, 81211-2027

Tel: (719)395-7020
Grades: PK-5

461 students

Avery/parsons Elementary School serves 461 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Avery/parsons Elementary School operates within the Buena Vista No. R-31 School District.

Overview

The student population of 461 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 461 students
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Avery/parsons Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Avery/parsons Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
32%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
87%
56%
Avery/parsons Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Avery/parsons Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Avery/parsons Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.76
Avery/parsons Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
36%
34%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,013 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Buena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,013 594
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $7 MM
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $7 MM
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,271 $11,613
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,104 $12,022
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chaffee County High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Buena Vista Online Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buena Vista Online Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Buena Vista Buena Vista Online Academy
    613 East Main St
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-4064
    0.1  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Buena Vista Chaffee County High School
    Alternative School
    613 East Main St
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-4064
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Buena Vista Buena Vista High School
    Railroad And Marquette
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-7100
    0.5  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buena Vista Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School
    South Railroad And Marquette
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-7060
    0.5  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salida Longfellow Elementary School
    350 West 8th St
    Salida , CO , 81201
    (719)530-5260
    22.6  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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