Wilder Elementary School

4300 West Ponds Circle,

Littleton, CO, 80123-

Tel: (303)347-4750
Grades: PK-5

624 students

Wilder Elementary School serves 624 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Wilder Elementary School operates within the Littleton, No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District.

Overview

The student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 624 students
Wilder Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Wilder Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilder Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 21:1 15:1
Wilder Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Wilder Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
32%
Wilder Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Wilder Elementary School Black (1991-2011)
White
86%
56%
Wilder Elementary School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.26 0.58
Wilder Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
4%
34%
Wilder 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.
1%
7%
Wilder Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Littleton, No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 16,095 554
Littleton,   No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $7 MM
Littleton,   No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $154 MM $7 MM
Littleton,   No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,767 $11,613
Littleton,   No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,674 $12,022
Littleton,   No. 6, In The County Of Arapahoe 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 Columbine High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Goddard Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Academy Of Fine Arts Education (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Littleton Goddard Middle School
    3800 West Berry Ave
    Littleton , CO , 80123
    (303)347-7850
    1  mi  |  806  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Littleton Centennial Academy Of Fine Arts Education
    3306 West Berry Ave
    Littleton , CO , 80123
    (303)347-4425
    1.2  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Littleton Blue Heron Elementary School
    5987 West Dorado Dr
    Littleton , CO , 80123
    (303)982-2770
    1.3  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Littleton Leawood Elementary School
    6155 West Leawood Dr
    Littleton , CO , 80123
    (303)982-7860
    1.3  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Littleton Normandy Elementary School
    6750 South Kendall Blvd
    Littleton , CO , 80128
    (303)982-4766
    1.4  mi  |  666  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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