Cowell Elementary School

Cowell Elementary School serves 518 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Cowell Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

Overview

The student population of 518 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 518 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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 17:1 16:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
92%
32%
Black
1%
5%
White
4%
56%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.39
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.
89%
34%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 90,133 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,857 is higher than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,874 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
3
Number of Students Managed 90,133 561
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
District Spending / Student $11,874 $12,022
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 Lake Middle School (1.1 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DenverColfax Elementary School
    1526 Tennyson St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)424-8740
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 404 students                      
  • DenverNewlon Elementary School
    361 Vrain St
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)424-5150
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 545 students                      
  • DenverMolholm Elementary School
    6000 West 9th Ave
    DenverCO 80214
    (303)982-6207
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 488 students                      
  • DenverEagleton Elementary School
    880 Hooker St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)424-7930
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 412 students                      
  • DenverCheltenham Elementary School
    1580 Julian St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)424-8810
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 511 students                      

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