Avery/parsons Elementary School

  • Avery/parsons Elementary School serves 427 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Avery/parsons Elementary School operates within the Buena Vista No. R-31 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 427 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students427 students
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Avery/parsons Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Avery/parsons Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeAvery/parsons Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
Avery/parsons Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Avery/parsons Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2011)
Asian
n/a
3%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
11%
33%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
84%
54%
Avery/parsons Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAvery/parsons Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO 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.
0.280.60
Avery/parsons Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
25%
34%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
18%
7%
Avery/parsons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buena Vista No. R-31 School District's student population of 950 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,685 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,711 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District NameBuena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed950575
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$11 MM$7 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$11 MM$7 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,685$12,220
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,711$11,937
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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