Blue Heron Elementary School

5987 West Dorado Drive
Littleton, CO 80123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Blue Heron Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Blue Heron Elementary School's student population of 383 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Heron Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Blue Heron Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#693 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-39%
33%
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45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blue Heron 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
15%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
61%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Blue Heron Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blue Heron Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Heron Elementary School's ranking?
Blue Heron Elementary School is ranked #693 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Blue Heron Elementary School often compared to?
Blue Heron Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grant Ranch Ece-8 School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Blue Heron Elementary School?
383 students attend Blue Heron Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Blue Heron Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blue Heron Elementary School?
Blue Heron Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Blue Heron Elementary School offer ?
Blue Heron Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Blue Heron Elementary School part of?
Blue Heron Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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