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Alta Vista Charter School (leave a review)
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+1 (719) 336-2154

8785 Cr Ll

Lamar, Colorado


About Alta Vista Charter School
Kindergarten - 6th Grade
Charter school

Alta Vista Charter School is located in the Lamar School District No. Re-2 of the state of Colorado. It is one of 6 schools in its district.

Classified as a charter school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 122 students - compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Alta Vista Charter School is $42,650, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Alta Vista Charter School 122$1,94012$42,6500.36
Lamar Middle School (3.32 miles) 337$1,48715$42,7690.52
Washington Elementary School (3.39 miles) 309$1,26613$37,0080.48
Parkview Elementary School (3.52 miles) 281$1,14413$40,2350.44
Melvin Hendrickson Development Center (4.26 miles) 125$4,377330.50
Lamar High School (4.3 miles) 404$1,94216$41,6640.53

Alta Vista Charter School

Number of pupils122
Funding per pupil$1,940
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$42,650
Diversity index0.36

Lamar Middle School (3.32 miles)

Number of pupils337
Funding per pupil$1,487
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$42,769
Diversity index0.52

Washington Elementary School (3.39 miles)

Number of pupils309
Funding per pupil$1,266
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$37,008
Diversity index0.48

Parkview Elementary School (3.52 miles)

Number of pupils281
Funding per pupil$1,144
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$40,235
Diversity index0.44

Melvin Hendrickson Development Center (4.26 miles)

Number of pupils125
Funding per pupil$4,377
Pupils per teacher33
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.50

Lamar High School (4.3 miles)

Number of pupils404
Funding per pupil$1,942
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$41,664
Diversity index0.53
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
1602ndlargest school
1564thhighest number of FTE teachers
288thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1386thhighest average teaching salary
1200thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
978thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1254thhighest diversity index
1404thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

6th Grade: 6.6 hours

Kindergarten: 160 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 160 days

12th Grade: 160 days

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