Appleton Elementary School

  • Appleton Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Appleton Elementary School's student population of 414 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Appleton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Appleton Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than 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#599 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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