Swanson Elementary School

6055 West 68th Ave,

Arvada, CO, 80003-

Tel: (303)982-0891
Grades: PK-6

450 students

Swanson Elementary School serves 450 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% 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 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 450 students
Swanson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Swanson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Swanson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Swanson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Swanson Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
7%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
47%
32%
Swanson Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Swanson Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
56%
Swanson Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Swanson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Swanson Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.58
Swanson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
60%
34%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
17%
7%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,801 students has grown by 23% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,801 554
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,933 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,170 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Secrest Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arvada Lincoln Charter Academy
    Charter School
    6980 Pierce St
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)467-5363
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Arvada Secrest Elementary School
    6875 West 64th Ave
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)982-0760
    0.7  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Arvada North Arvada Middle School
    7285 Pierce St
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)982-0528
    0.7  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Arvada Thomson Elementary School
    7750 Harlan St
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)982-9933
    1.2  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Arvada Arvada High School
    7951 West 65th Ave
    Arvada , CO , 80004
    (303)982-0162
    1.2  mi  |  993  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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