Valdez Elementary School

2525 West 29 Ave,

Denver, CO, 80211-3711

Tel: (720)424-3310
Grades: PK-5

361 students

Valdez Elementary School serves 361 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% 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 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 361 students
Valdez Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Valdez Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valdez Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Valdez Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Valdez Elementary School Asian (1988-1994)
Hispanic
72%
32%
Valdez Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Valdez Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
24%
56%
Valdez Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valdez Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Valdez 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.
0.43 0.58
Valdez 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.
59%
34%
Valdez 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.
6%
7%
Valdez 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 86,562 554
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $11,859 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,876 $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: 2012 (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 West Denver Prep - Highland Campus (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academia Ana Marie Sandoval Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Denver West Denver Prep - Highland Campus
    Charter School
    2417 West 29th Ave
    Denver , CO , 80211
    (303)962-9880
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Denver North High School
    2960 North Speer Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80211
    (303)423-2700
    0.2  mi  |  937  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Contemporary Learning Academy High School
    Alternative School
    2211 West 27th Ave
    Denver , CO , 80211
    (720)423-6900
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  201  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Fred N Thomas Career Education Center
    Vocational School
    2650 Eliot St
    Denver , CO , 80211
    (720)423-6600
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Escuela Tlatelolco School
    2949 North Federal Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80211
    (303)964-8993
    0.4  mi  |  127  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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