Penrose Elementary School

Tel: (719)372-6777
Grades: KG-5

245 students

Penrose Elementary School serves 245 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Penrose Elementary School operates within the Fremont Re-2 School District.

Overview

The student population of 245 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 245 students
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade Penrose Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
15%
32%
White
79%
56%
All Ethnic Groups Penrose Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Penrose 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.
0.35 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.
40%
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.
12%
7%
Penrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,754 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Fremont Re-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,754 594
District Total Revenue $16 MM $7 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $7 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,074 $11,613
Fremont Re-2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,202 $12,022
Fremont Re-2 School 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 Focus Academy (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Focus Academy (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Focus Academy (5.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FlorenceFocus Academy
    403 West 5th St
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-2510
    5.8 mi | 26 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • FlorenceFremont Elementary School
    500 West 5th St
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-6303
    5.9 mi | 447 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • FlorenceFremont Middle School
    215 North Maple
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-4856
    5.9 mi | 361 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • FlorenceFlorence High School
    2006 State Hwy 67
    FlorenceCO 81226
    (719)784-6414
    5.9 mi | 501 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Canon CityMckinley Elementary School
    1240 Mc Kinley St
    Canon CityCO 81212
    (719)276-6010
    10.6 mi | 279 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Fremont County, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Fremont County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.