High Peaks Elementary School

High Peaks Elementary School serves 308 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
High Peaks Elementary School operates within the Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 308 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009, 2015)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 308 students
High Peaks Elementary School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % High Peaks Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
High Peaks Elementary School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade High Peaks Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 19:1 18:1
High Peaks Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2014)
Asian
10%
3%
High Peaks Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
9%
33%
High Peaks Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
76%
55%
High Peaks Elementary School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
High Peaks Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups High Peaks 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.
0.41 0.38
High Peaks Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
9%
35%
High Peaks Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
n/a
7%
High Peaks Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,546 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,259 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,882 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 30,546 555
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $327 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $374 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,259 $12,220
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,882 $11,937
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 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 Halcyon School (special Education) (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halcyon School (special Education) (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boulder Community School/integrated Studies Elementary School (0 miles away)
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