Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
11274 Highway 140
Hesperus, CO 81326
Phone
(970) 588-3331
District
DURANGO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9-R
County
LA PLATA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
150
Classroom Teachers
11

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.2% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 40
Proficiency in Reading 30 40
Proficiency in Math 30 41

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 40
Proficiency in Reading 69 44
Proficiency in Math 49 35

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 40
Proficiency in Reading 49 46
Proficiency in Math 49 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.25
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.26
AVG FOR STATE 17.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 10.0%
Kindergarten 22 14.7%
Grade 1 26 17.3%
Grade 2 17 11.3%
Grade 3 24 16.0%
Grade 4 28 18.7%
Grade 5 18 12.0%
Total 150 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.6% 73.4% 56.1%
Black 1.4% 0.8% 4.8%
Hispanic 15.0% 20.4% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.8% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 4.6% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.7% 33.5% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.7% 27.0% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.0% 6.5% 7.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,904 5,607,154
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 37.8 53
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.6% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.0% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.7% 25.8%
65 OR OLDER 14.9% 13.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,374 2,082,531
Single Parent Households With Children 6.9% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.0% 39.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.2% 14.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.2% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 12.1%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 9.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,198 $24,274,660 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $545 $2,545,150 5.1%
Staff $545 $2,545,150 5.1%
General Administration $127 $593,090 1.2%
School Administration $656 $3,063,520 6.2%
Operation $985 $4,599,950 9.3%
Transportation $245 $1,144,150 2.3%
Other $658 $3,072,860 6.2%
Total Support $3,761 $17,563,870 35.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,677 $7,831,590 15.8%
Total Expenditures $10,635 $49,665,450 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,324 $4,818,606,480 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $435,667,225 4.4%
Staff $568 $513,947,266 5.2%
General Administration $147 $133,461,909 1.3%
School Administration $693 $627,542,191 6.3%
Operation $874 $790,860,453 7.9%
Transportation $275 $249,285,032 2.5%
Other $674 $610,308,440 6.1%
Total Support $3,714 $3,361,081,153 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,974 $1,786,663,650 17.9%
Total Expenditures $11,012 $9,966,359,165 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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