Penrose Elementary School

Tel: (719)372-6777
Grades KG-5
233 students
Penrose Elementary School serves 233 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Penrose Elementary School operates within the Fremont Re-2 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 233 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 (2015)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 233 students
Penrose Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Penrose Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Penrose Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Penrose Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 15:1 18:1
Penrose Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
15%
33%
Penrose Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
81%
55%
Penrose Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Penrose Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Penrose 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.
0.32 0.38
Penrose 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.
35%
35%
Penrose 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.
18%
7%
Penrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,450 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,226 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,025 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District Name Fremont Re-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,450 555
Fremont Re-2 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $7 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $15 MM $7 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,226 $12,220
Fremont Re-2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,025 $11,937
Fremont Re-2 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 Florence High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fremont Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fremont Elementary School (5.9 miles away)
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  • FlorenceFlorence High School
    5.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 463 students2006 State Hwy 67
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-6414
    5.99-12463
  • FlorenceFremont Elementary School
    5.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 405 students500 West 5th St
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-6303
    5.9KG-5405
  • FlorenceFremont Middle School
    5.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 349 students215 North Maple
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-4856
    5.96-8349
  • Canon CityMckinley Elementary School
    10.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 261 students1240 Mc Kinley St
    Canon CityCO 81212
    (719)276-6010
    10.6KG-5261
  • Canon CityMount View Core Knowledge Charter School
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    10.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 240 students809 Field Ave
    Canon CityCO 81212
    (719)275-1980
    10.6PK-8240

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