Gust Elementary School

Gust Elementary School serves 643 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Gust Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

Overview

The student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 643 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade Gust Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 20:1 15:1
Gust Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
82%
32%
Black
1%
5%
White
8%
56%
All Ethnic Groups Gust Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gust 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.
0.32 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.
81%
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.
10%
7%

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 86,562 594
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,874 $12,022
  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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Summit Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College View Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DenverCollege View Elementary School
    2675 South Decatur St
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)424-8660
    0.4 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverSummit Academy
    Alternative School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)423-3054
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 163 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverSouthwest Early College Charter School
    Charter School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80236
    (303)935-5473
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 295 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverAbraham Lincoln High School
    2285 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)423-5000
    0.7 mi | 1903 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverKunsmiller Creative Arts Academy
    2250 South Quitman Way
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)424-0201
    0.8 mi | 758 students | Gr. KG-9                      

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Did You Know?
Denver, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.39, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Denver is South High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.