Cowell Elementary School

Cowell Elementary School serves 519 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 519 students
Cowell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Cowell Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cowell Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Cowell Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Cowell Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cowell Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
89%
32%
Cowell Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Cowell Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
56%
Cowell Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cowell Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Cowell 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.
0.21 0.76
Cowell 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.
91%
34%
Cowell 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.
3%
7%
Cowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,562 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,562 595
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $880 MM n/a
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $881 MM n/a
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $0
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,874 $0
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C 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 Lake Middle School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lake Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colfax Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denver Colfax Elementary School
    1526 Tennyson St
    Denver , CO , 80204
    (720)424-8740
    0.6  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Newlon Elementary School
    361 Vrain St
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)424-5150
    0.8  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lakewood Molholm Elementary School
    6000 West 9th Ave
    Lakewood , CO , 80214
    (303)982-6230
    0.9  mi  |  481  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Denver Eagleton Elementary School
    880 Hooker St
    Denver , CO , 80204
    (720)424-7930
    0.9  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Cheltenham Elementary School
    1580 Julian St
    Denver , CO , 80204
    (720)424-8810
    1  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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