Appleton Elementary School
Appleton Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Appleton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 417 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 54% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Appleton Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Appleton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Appleton Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#639 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
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