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7702 West Highway 34
Loveland, CO 80538
p. 970-613-5600

Big Thompson Elementary School
in Loveland, CO

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Thompson School District R 2 J
State Agency:
Colorado Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs12.7
Surrounding communityRural, Fringe Census-defined rural territory that is less than or equal to 5 miles from an urbanized area, as well as rural territory that is less than or equal to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Loveland, CO 80538
Total Population35,217 (32,220 urban / 2,997 rural)
Households13,320 (2.62 people per house)
Median Household Income$51,991
Families10,027 (3.02 people per family)
Pop. — African American194
Pop. — Asian424
Pop. — Pacific Islander43
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native440
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)33,697
Pop. — Other1,076

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 29 15%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 13 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 42 22%  
Migrant Students 0%
Special Ed. Students    
English Language Learners     3%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A60%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A59%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A69%
White Non-HispanicN/A83%
All Students>86%77%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 1,100 82.46%
GED Recipients     5.81%
Other Completers 49 5.29%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Big Thompson Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-HispanicN/A<N/A5%
Asian / Pacific Islander3<1%3%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1<N/A1%
White Non-Hispanic184>95%61%
Kindergarten 1 20 21
1st Grade 1 1 33 35
2nd Grade 1 33 34
3rd Grade 1 34 35
4th Grade 1 32 33
5th Grade 2 32 34
Total 4 3 1 184 192

Thompson School District R 2 J – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Big Thompson Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides198.5<19%27%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors18.9<2%3%
Library / Media Specialist10.0<1%2%
Library / Media Support30.6>3%2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)11.2>1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)29.3>3%3%
Guidance Staff Total40.5>4%3%
District Admins23.0<2%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt122.4>12%8%
School Admins48.7<5%5%
School Admin/Sppt103.4>10%9%
Other Support290.1>28%26%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Thompson School District R 2 J Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$295,000<$19$29
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$139,635,000>$9,124$8,544
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $7,622
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $7,622
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$139,635,000<$9,124$9,243
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund$12,725,000<$831$1,184
 Bond Fund$70,378,000>$4,598$3,534
 Other Funds$37,095,000<$2,423$5,341
Total Revenues$139,245,000<$9,098$14,504
Total Expenses$150,544,000<$9,836$14,568

Thompson School District R 2 J Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$35,563,000$10,207,716
Special Education Programs$4,739,000$1,680,058
Vocational Education Programs$1,642,000$462,531
Other Education Programs$468,000$1,247,211
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$46,191,000$9,759,000$13,763,954$3,178,692
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$4,477,000$1,055,000$1,114,082$254,549
 General Administration$285,000$67,000$247,841$55,005
 School Administration$5,446,000$1,234,000$1,779,397$418,273
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$4,530,000$1,281,000$1,281,733$335,540
 Student Transportation$1,878,000$475,000$659,044$169,236
 Business / Central / Other$2,566,000$431,000$872,067$201,360
Food Services$1,372,000$322,000$413,640$109,127

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Thompson School District R 2 J.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$6,779,000<$442$661
  General Administration$983,000<$64$659
  School Administration$6,859,000<$448$615
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$23,103,000>$1,509$1,060
  Student Transportation$3,127,000<$204$425
  Business / Central / Other$5,219,000<$341$982
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$3,461,000<$226$371
  Enterprise Operations  $62
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$1,455,000>$95$91
 Adult Education  $46
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$4,073,000<$266$342
 Instructional Equipment$973,000<$63$106
 Other Equipment$3,013,000<$196$321
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's$49,000<$3$82
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$1,515,000<$98$819
Debt Interest$6,279,000>$410$367

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Thompson School District R 2 J.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$1,288,000<$84$772
  Children with Disabilities Idea$2,613,000<$170$2,951
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$403,000<$26$185
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$39,000<$2$18
  Title V, Part A$26,000<$1$11
  Vocational and Tech Education$115,000<$7$177
  Bilingual Education$72,000<$4$79
  Child Nutrition Act$1,314,000<$85$152
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $368
  Indian Education  $17
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$57,874,000<$3,781$5,309
 Staff Improvement Programs  $5
 Special Education Programs$2,632,000<$171$2,591
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs$34,000<$2$7
 Gifted and Talented Programs$130,000<$8$216
 Vocational Education Programs$414,000<$27$57
 School Lunch Programs$42,000<$2$5
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$63,000<$4$372
 Transportation Programs$787,000<$51$100
 Other Programs$667,000<$43$134
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$54,301,000<$3,548$3,732
 General Sales Taxes  $348
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes  $116
 From Other School Systems$65,000<$4$907
 From Cities and Counties$1,037,000<$67$71
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$427,000<$27$297
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$17,000<$1$18
 School Lunch$2,132,000>$139$129
 Textbook Sales and Rentals$605,000>$39$14
 District Activity Receipts$2,788,000<$182$372
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$224,000<$14$80
 Interest Earnings$5,387,000>$351$249

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