Belmar Elementary School

  • Belmar Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Belmar 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Belmar Elementary School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belmar 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 Belmar Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
50%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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