Welte Education Center



Welte Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Welte Education Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 10
10 20
11 35
12 45

Welte Education Center is a public high school of the Fountain School District No. 8 in the County of El Paso an located in Fountain, CO. It has 110 students in grades 9th through 12th. Welte Education Center is the 386th largest public high school in Colorado and the 20,089th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 110
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,089th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 386th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 90th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 360th out of 496

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Welte Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 71
(65%)
1,054
(53%)
 Female 39
(35%)
920
(47%)

Welte Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 54
(49%)
938
(48%)
 Hispanic 29
(26%)
526
(27%)
 Two or More 16
(15%)
178
(9%)
 Black 9
(8%)
249
(13%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
32
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)

Welte Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(58%)
647
(33%)
 Not Eligible 39
(35%)
1,031
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(6%)
296
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Welte Education Center is ranked 315th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Welte Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) is significantly 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.

Welte Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 89
2006 95
2007 75
2008 76
2009 122
2010 132
2011 109
2012 99
2013 119
2014 114
2015 110

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 11.9
2007 9.7
2008 10.9
2009 15.2
2010 15.4
2011 13.6
2012 11.8
2013 13.2
2014 11
2015 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33707865168539
2006 0.49473684210526
2007 0.49333333333333
2008 0.40789473684211
2009 0.54918032786885
2010 0.50757575757576
2011 0.5045871559633
2012 0.50505050505051
2013 0.52941176470588
2014 0.53508771929825
2015 0.64545454545455

Compare Welte Education Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
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 64.5%
 

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