Castro Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Castro 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 288 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Castro Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Castro Elementary School's student population of 288 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Castro Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Castro Elementary School is 0.27, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1565 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Castro Elementary School's ranking?
Castro Elementary School is ranked #1565 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Castro Elementary School?
288 students attend Castro Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Castro Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Castro Elementary School?
Castro Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Castro Elementary School offer ?
Castro Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Castro Elementary School part of?
Castro Elementary School is part of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C.
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