Mesa Elementary School

400 Camino Del Rey, Fountain, CO 80817 | (719) 382-1370
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 422
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Fountain 8 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,413
  • Graduation Rate: 77.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.5
  • Enrolled Students: 7,365

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 422
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 235 (55.7%)
  • Females: 187 (44.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 74 (17.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 113 (26.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 187 (44.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mesa Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian51.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mesa Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6114.5%
2nd Grade6214.7%
3rd Grade7016.6%
4th Grade9221.8%
5th Grade9021.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:49%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,248
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Mesa Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,29030%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,83970%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Mesa Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 12, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter attended K - 1st here and I really liked the school. The facilty is very friendly and willing to listen to suggestion. Her first grade teacher did a great job of challanging her and helping her grow.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 16, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My 2 oldest children started at Mesa this year and so far I love the school. I really like both of their teachers and I think that my kids will do really well here. The only thing about the school that I don't really like is how pick up is behind the school and theres no way to drive behind there I have a baby and its not fun to get him in and out just to walk behind the school.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 09, 2007
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm the sister of 1st Grader. And just because she knew a little bit of Spanish, they are requiring her to see a teacher so she can learn English. My sister's first language is English, we talk in Spanish sometimes. Just because she's Hispanic means she has to get additional attention? I don't agree with that, and I feel that it's completely racial. It is brought to my attention that more than half of your school is white, I'm also white myself. But considering that she knows fluent Spanish doesn't necessarily mean that she needs help in any area. I'm perfectly capable of working with her, and that's working extremely well.

    Sorry if this is rude, I'm just defending my little sister.

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