Avery/parsons Elementary School

516 East Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Avery/parsons Elementary School serves 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Avery/parsons Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Avery/parsons Elementary School's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Avery/parsons Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Avery/parsons Elementary School is 0.25, 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
#1490 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuena Vista School District No. R-31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Avery/parsons Elementary School is Chaffee County High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buena Vista Chaffee County High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 30 students
    0.1 miles
    613 East Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-4064
    0.1 7-12 30
  • Buena Vista Buena Vista High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 287 students
    0.5 miles
    559 Railroad
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-7100
    0.5 9-12 287
  • Buena Vista Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 256 students
    0.5 miles
    549 Railroad
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-7060
    0.5 6-8 256
  • Salida Longfellow Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 435 students
    22.6 miles
    425 West 7th Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5260
    22.6 K-4 435
  • Salida Salida Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 89 students
    22.7 miles
    1040 I Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (303) 866-6600
    22.7 PK-8 89

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