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
Gust Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Gust Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.76. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
3%
Gust Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
82%
32%
Gust Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Gust Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
8%
56%
Gust Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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 0.76
Gust 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.
81%
34%
Gust 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.
10%
7%
Gust 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 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
  • Denver College View Elementary School
    2675 South Decatur St
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)424-8660
    0.4  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Summit Academy
    Alternative School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)423-3054
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Southwest Early College Charter School
    Charter School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80236
    (303)935-5473
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Abraham Lincoln High School
    2285 South Federal Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)423-5000
    0.7  mi  |  1903  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy
    2250 South Quitman Way
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)424-0201
    0.8  mi  |  758  students  |  Gr.  KG-9

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