Valverde Elementary School

Valverde Elementary School serves 394 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Valverde Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

Overview

The student population of 394 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 394 students
Valverde Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Valverde Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Valverde Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 17:1 16:1
Valverde Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
90%
32%
Valverde Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
8%
5%
Valverde Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
2%
56%
Valverde Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Valverde Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.19 0.39
Valverde Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
95%
34%
Valverde Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Valverde Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 90,133 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,857 is higher than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,874 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four 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
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District 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 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 Kipp Denver Collegiate High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mathematics And Science Leadership Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DenverKipp Sunshine Peak Academy
    Charter School
    375 South Tejon St
    DenverCO 80223
    (303)623-5772
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 375 students                      
  • DenverKipp Denver Collegiate High School
    Charter School
    451 South Tejon St
    DenverCO 80223
    (303)623-5772
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 341 students                      
  • DenverMathematics And Science Leadership Academy
    451 South Tejon St
    DenverCO 80223
    (720)424-1310
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 302 students                      
  • DenverFlorence Crittenton High School
    Alternative School
    96 South Zuni
    DenverCO 80223
    (303)733-7686
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 126 students                      
  • DenverGoldrick Elementary School
    1050 South Zuni St
    DenverCO 80223
    (720)424-6980
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 633 students                      

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