Arvada K-8 Elementary School

  • Arvada K-8 Elementary School serves 649 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Arvada K-8 Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 649 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 649 students
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2011-2015)
Gender % Arvada K-8 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Total Teachers (2011-2015)
Students by Grade Arvada K-8 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Asian Students (2011-2015)
Hispanic
46%
33%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2011-2015)
Black
5%
5%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Black Students (2011-2015)
White
42%
54%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School White Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Arvada K-8 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.
0.61 0.39
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2011-2015)
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.
74%
34%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2015)
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.
8%
7%
Arvada K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,099 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,885 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed 86,571 575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $869 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $850 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,099 $14,042
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,885 $13,805
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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