Valdez Elementary School

Valdez Elementary School serves 382 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Valdez Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

The student population of 382 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 382 students
Valdez Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Valdez Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Valdez Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Valdez Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 15:1 18:1
Valdez Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
67%
33%
Valdez Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Valdez Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
31%
55%
Valdez Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Valdez Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Valdez Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.46 0.38
Valdez Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
53%
35%
Valdez Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
2%
7%
Valdez Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 North High School Engagement Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Strive Prep - Excel (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Strive Prep - Excel (0.1 miles away)
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  • DenverStrive Prep - Excel
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    0.1 miles | Grades: 9 | 127 students2960 Speer Blvd
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