Altura Elementary School

  • Altura Elementary School serves 576 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Altura Elementary School's student population of 576 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Altura Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altura Elementary School is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1694 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Altura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Altura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Altura Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
77%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altura Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.39
This chart display the diversity score of Altura Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Altura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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