Arvada K-8 Elementary School

Arvada K-8 Elementary School serves 602 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Arvada K-8 Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 602 students
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2011-2014)
Gender % Arvada K-8 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Total Teachers (2011-2014)
Students by Grade Arvada K-8 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Asian Students (2011-2014)
Hispanic
50%
33%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2011-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2011-2014)
White
41%
55%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School White Students (2011-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.38
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2011-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
35%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,184 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,334 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $892 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 $12,220
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,334 $11,937
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Arvada High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Two Roads Charter School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lawrence Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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