Clara E. Metz Elementary School

2341 Sherrelwood Dr,

Denver, CO, 80221-

Tel: (303)428-1884
Grades: KG-5

418 students

Clara E. Metz Elementary School serves 418 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Clara E. Metz Elementary School operates within the Westminster, No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District.

Overview

The student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 418 students
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clara E. Metz Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 19:1 15:1
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
82%
32%
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Black (1988-2011)
White
11%
56%
Clara E. Metz Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Clara E. Metz Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Clara E. Metz 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.
0.32 0.58
Clara E. Metz 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.
77%
34%
Clara E. Metz 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.
11%
7%
Clara E. Metz Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,090 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Westminster, No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 12,090 554
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $7 MM
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $138 MM $7 MM
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,881 $11,613
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,215 $12,022
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams 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 The Pinnacle Charter School High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Iver C. Ranum Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denver Iver C. Ranum Middle School
    2401 West 80th Ave
    Denver , CO , 80221
    (303)428-9577
    0.2  mi  |  830  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Denver Fairview Elementary School
    7826 Fairview Dr
    Denver , CO , 80221
    (303)428-1405
    0.4  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Sherrelwood Elementary School
    8095 Kalamath Dr
    Denver , CO , 80221
    (303)428-5353
    0.7  mi  |  263  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Westminster Crown Pointe Charter Academy
    Charter School
    2900 West 86th Ave
    Westminster , CO , 80031
    (303)428-1882
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Westminster Gregory Hill Preschool
    8030 Irving St
    Westminster , CO , 80030
    (303)428-1560
    0.8  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  PK

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 10, 2011 - I graduated from Clara E. Metz Elementary school in 1970 after completing grades 1-6 there, although of course at the time there was no graduation from elementary school recognized. Mr. Bill Blalack was my principal for 6 years, Mr. Mahoney our Janitor, one of the kindest people I ever knew. Notable teachers, who made an inexpressible positive impact on my learning and in my life, and inspired me to continuous learning for the rest of my life include Mrs. Patrick, Mrs. Grant, Mrs. Targee, Mrs. Newman, Mrs. Kramer, Mrs. Minton. Thank you all, and I do hope that today's students at Metz might enjoy the same amazing level of dedication in their teachers and feel as inspired as I had the privilege of being in my elementary school years... - Posted by Student/Alumni

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