Carson Elementary School

  • Carson Elementary School serves 462 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 75% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Carson Elementary School's student population of 462 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Carson Elementary School is 0.42, 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#44 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.420.60
This chart display the diversity score of Carson 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
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carson 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 NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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