13095 Pecos Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Arapahoe Ridge 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 38% (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 50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School's student population of 508 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Arapahoe Ridge 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 Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School is 0.61, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#705 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
43%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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