Swanson Elementary School

Swanson Elementary School serves 435 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Swanson Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 435 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 435 students
Swanson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Swanson Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Swanson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Swanson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Swanson Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
48%
32%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
41%
56%
Swanson Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Swanson 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.
0.60 0.39
Swanson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
64%
34%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
15%
7%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,547 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,925 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,162 is less than the state average of $12,022. 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
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,547 561
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arvada High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Arvada Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Charter Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • ArvadaLincoln Charter Academy
    Charter School
    6980 Pierce St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)467-5363
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 556 students                      
  • ArvadaSecrest Elementary School
    6875 West 64th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0760
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 424 students                      
  • ArvadaNorth Arvada Middle School
    7285 Pierce St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0528
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 445 students                      
  • ArvadaThomson Elementary School
    7750 Harlan St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-9933
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 386 students                      
  • ArvadaArvada High School
    7951 West 65th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-0162
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 910 students                      

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