Aspen Elementary School

235 High School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Aspen Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Aspen 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Aspen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Aspen Elementary School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students515 students
This chart display total students of Aspen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Aspen Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Aspen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Aspen Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Aspen Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Aspen Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#714 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Aspen Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aspen 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aspen 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Aspen Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Aspen Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aspen Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.280.60
This chart display the diversity score of Aspen Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aspen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAspen School District No. 1 In The County Of Pitkin And Sta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Aspen Elementary School is Aspen High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aspen Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aspen Aspen High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 545 students
    0.0 miles
    235 High School Road
    Aspen, CO 81611
    (970) 925-3760
    0.0 9-12 545
  • Aspen Aspen Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 456 students
    0.0 miles
    235 High School Road
    Aspen, CO 81611
    (970) 925-3760
    0.0 5-8 456
  • Aspen Aspen Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 26 students
    0.0 miles
    235 High School Road
    Aspen, CO 81611
    (970) 925-3760
    0.0 PK 26
  • Woody Creek Aspen Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    6.1 miles
    1199 Woody Creek Road
    Woody Creek, CO 81656
    (970) 923-4080
    6.1 PK-8 136
  • Basalt Basalt High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 481 students
    15.3 miles
    600 Southside Drive
    Basalt, CO 81621
    (970) 384-5959
    15.3 9-12 481

School Reviews

Review Aspen Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about why technical public high schools are earning attention for their unique career-training opportunities.
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Some educators and community leaders are pushing for more math and science at the high school level. Is the move really necessary and if so, how do schools get students more interested in these STEM subjects?