Bill Metz Elementary School

  • Bill Metz Elementary School serves 408 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Bill Metz Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bill Metz Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bill Metz Elementary School is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1488 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
74%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
25%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bill Metz Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonte Vista No. C-8 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Bill Metz Elementary School is Monte Vista On-line Academy (0.2 miles away)
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