Alamosa Elementary School

1709 West 10th St,

Alamosa, CO, 81101

Tel: (719)587-1600
Grades: KG-5

1,055 students

Alamosa Elementary School serves 1,055 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Alamosa Elementary School operates within the Alamosa , No. Re-11j School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 1,055 students
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Alamosa Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
66%
32%
Black
n/a
5%
White
29%
56%
All Ethnic Groups Alamosa Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Alamosa 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.
0.48 0.58
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.
66% 34%
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.
13% 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,150 students has grown by 851% over five years.
School District Name Alamosa , No. Re-11j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 3,150 554
Alamosa  , No. Re-11j School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $7 MM
Alamosa  , No. Re-11j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $7 MM
Alamosa  , No. Re-11j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $60,332 $11,613
Alamosa  , No. Re-11j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $56,909 $12,022
Alamosa  , No. Re-11j 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 Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alamosa Alamosa Ombudsman School Of Excellence
    Alternative School
    2431 Main St
    Alamosa , CO , 81101
    (719)937-2112
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Alamosa Ortega Middle School
    401 Victoria Ave
    Alamosa , CO , 81101
    (719)587-1650
    0.9  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Alamosa Alamosa High School
    805 Craft Dr
    Alamosa , CO , 81101
    (719)587-6000
    1.6  mi  |  512  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mosca Sangre De Cristo Undivided High School
    5401 Terry St
    Mosca , CO , 81146
    (719)378-2321
    13.1  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • La Jara La Jara Second Chance School
    Alternative School
    104 Spruce St
    La Jara , CO , 81140
    (719)274-4220
    Alternative School
    13.4  mi  |  58  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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