Cowell Elementary School

Cowell Elementary School serves 499 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Cowell Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

The student population of 499 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 499 students
Cowell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cowell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Cowell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cowell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less 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 16:1 18:1
Cowell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Cowell Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
91%
33%
Cowell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Cowell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
5%
55%
Cowell Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Cowell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cowell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.38
Cowell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
91%
35%
Cowell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Cowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Jefferson High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake International School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colfax Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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