High Peaks Elementary School

3995 East Aurora Ave,

Boulder, CO, 80303

Tel: (720)561-6500
Grades: PK-5

313 students

High Peaks Elementary School serves 313 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
High Peaks Elementary School operates within the Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District.

Overview

The student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 313 students
High Peaks Elementary School Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
High Peaks Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade High Peaks Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 19:1 15:1
High Peaks Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
3%
High Peaks Elementary School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
12%
32%
High Peaks Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
High Peaks Elementary School Black (1997-2012)
White
69%
56%
High Peaks Elementary School White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups High Peaks Elementary School Sch Ethnicity High Peaks 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.
0.50 0.76
High Peaks Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
8%
34%
High Peaks Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
High Peaks Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,643 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 30,643 595
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $311 MM n/a
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $402 MM n/a
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,757 $0
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,937 $0
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 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 Halcyon School (special Education) (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Manhattan Middle School Of The Arts And Academics (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boulder Community School/integrated Studies Elementary School (0 miles away)
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