Swanson Elementary School

Swanson Elementary School serves 412 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Swanson Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 412 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 412 students
Swanson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Swanson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Swanson Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Swanson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Swanson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
45%
33%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
5%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
42%
55%
Swanson Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.62 0.38
Swanson Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
58%
35%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
15%
7%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,184 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,334 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $892 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 $12,220
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,334 $11,937
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Arvada High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Arvada Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Charter Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • ArvadaLincoln Charter AcademyCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 643 students
    0.5 miles
    7180 Oak St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)467-5363
    0.5PK-8643
  • ArvadaNorth Arvada Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    7285 Pierce St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0528
    0.77-8441
  • ArvadaSecrest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 396 students
    0.7 miles
    6875 West 64th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0760
    0.7PK-6396
  • ArvadaArvada High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 906 students
    1.2 miles
    7951 West 65th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-0162
    1.29-12906
  • ArvadaEarly College Of ArvadaCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 279 students
    1.2 miles
    4905 West 60th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)935-5473
    1.26-12279

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