New America School



New America School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

New America School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 14
10 58
11 65
12 153

New America School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District No. R-1 located in Lakewood, CO. It has 290 students in grades 9th through 12th. New America School is the 256th largest public high school in Colorado and the 14,935th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 31.1 to 1.

Total Students: 290
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,935th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 256th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 469th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 377th out of 496

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New America School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 146
(50%)
18,508
(49%)
 Male 144
(50%)
19,224
(51%)

New America School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 264
(91%)
9,367
(25%)
 White 17
(6%)
25,074
(66%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
1,258
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
442
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
77
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,246
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
268
(1%)

New America School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(78%)
8,483
(22%)
 Not Eligible 41
(14%)
26,696
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(8%)
2,553
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

New America School is ranked 138th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of New America School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) 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.

New America School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 137
2007 224
2008 256
2009 251
2010 239
2011 295
2012 291
2013 253
2014 327
2015 290

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 19.6
2007 28.7
2008 32.8
2009 29.9
2010 26.6
2011 30.7
2012 38.3
2013 24.8
2014 32.7
2015 31.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.77372262773723
2007 0.54017857142857
2008 0.6171875
2009 0.60956175298805
2010 0.56485355648536
2011 0.7728813559322
2012 0.87285223367698
2013 0.83399209486166
2014 0.91743119266055
2015 0.85862068965517

Compare New America School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
3,110.0% 31.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 85.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
New America School
Lakewood, CO
Public 09 - 12 290 31.1:1  
Brady Exploration School
Lakewood, CO
Public 09 - 12 238 10.8:1 1 miles
Jefferson County Open Secondary
Lakewood, CO
Public 07 - 12 319 14.5:1 2 miles
Beth Jacob High School
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Private 09 - 12 53 11:1 2 miles
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School
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Public 07 - 12 1,282 14.7:1 2 miles
Addenbrooke Classical Academy
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Public 06 - 12 192 12.5:1 3 miles
Strive Prep - Smart Academy
Denver, CO
Public 09 - 12 501 15.1:1 3 miles
Miller Special Education
Lakewood, CO
Public PK - 12 94 5.2:1 3 miles
Augustine Classical Academy
Lakewood, CO
Private PK - 09 75 6:1 3 miles
Creighton Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 705 17.4:1 3 miles
Excel Academy
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Public 09 - 12 216 14.4:1 3 miles
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