Valdez Elementary School

Valdez Elementary School serves 392 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Valdez Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

Overview

The student population of 392 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 392 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more 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
Hispanic
69%
32%
White
29%
56%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.44 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.
52%
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 21% over five 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 North High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Strive Prep - Highland (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Escuela Tlatelolco School (0.4 miles away)
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  • DenverStrive Prep - Highland
    Charter School
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    2417 West 29th Ave
    DenverCO 80211
    (303)630-0360
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    0.1 mi | 311 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DenverNorth High School
    2960 North Speer Blvd
    DenverCO 80211
    (303)423-2700
    0.2 mi | 899 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverContemporary Learning Academy High School
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    2211 West 27th Ave
    DenverCO 80211
    (720)423-6900
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 221 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverCec Middle College Of Denver
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    2650 Eliot St
    DenverCO 80211
    (720)423-6600
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | 425 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverEscuela Tlatelolco School
    2949 North Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80211
    (303)964-8993
    0.4 mi | 135 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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