Great Plains Academy



Great Plains Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Plains Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 1
2 4
3 7
4 9
5 9
6 10
7 13
8 8
9 15
10 5
11 3
12 6

Great Plains Academy is a public high school of the Byers School District No. 32j located in Byers, CO. It has 95 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Great Plains Academy is the 407th largest public high school in Colorado and the 20,678th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 95
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,678th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 407th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 186th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 421st out of 496

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Great Plains Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 65
(68%)
1,120
(50%)
 Male 30
(32%)
1,136
(50%)

Great Plains Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 68
(72%)
1,003
(44%)
 Hispanic 17
(18%)
1,062
(47%)
 Two or More 7
(7%)
25
(1%)
 Black 2
(2%)
112
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Great Plains Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 45
(47%)
1,220
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(29%)
876
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(23%)
160
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Great Plains Academy is ranked 363rd out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Plains Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.6%) is higher than the state average of 36.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Great Plains Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 83
2013 135
2014 118
2015 95

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 17.7
2013 25.9
2014 18.6
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.4578313253012
2013 0.45925925925926
2014 0.63559322033898
2015 0.52631578947368

Compare Great Plains Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Great Plains Academy
Byers, CO
Public KG - 12 95 14.1:1  
Byers Junior-Senior High School
Byers, CO
Public 07 - 12 222 14:1 1 miles
Strasburg High School
Strasburg, CO
Public 09 - 12 315 19:1 7 miles
Bennett High School
Bennett, CO
Public 09 - 12 320 21.6:1 12 miles
Deer Trail Junior-Senior High School
Deer Trail, CO
Public 06 - 12 92 13.9:1 12 miles
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