Valverde Elementary School

Valverde Elementary School serves 394 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 394 students
Valverde Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Valverde Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valverde Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 16:1 15:1
Valverde Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Valverde Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
88%
32%
Valverde Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
5%
Valverde Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
56%
Valverde Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valverde Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Valverde 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.
0.22 0.76
Valverde 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.
95%
34%
Valverde 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.
2%
7%
Valverde 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 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 Students Grades
  • Denver Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy
    Charter School
    375 South Tejon St
    Denver , CO , 80223
    (303)623-5772
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Denver Mathematics And Science Leadership Academy
    451 South Tejon St
    Denver , CO , 80223
    (720)424-1310
    0.2  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Denver Kipp Denver Collegiate High School
    Charter School
    451 South Tejon St
    Denver , CO , 80223
    (303)623-5772
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  330  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Denver Florence Crittenton High School
    Alternative School
    96 South Zuni
    Denver , CO , 80223
    (303)733-7686
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denver Goldrick Elementary School
    1050 South Zuni St
    Denver , CO , 80223
    (720)424-6980
    1  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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