Central Elementary School

6450 Holly Street
Commerce City, CO 80022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Central Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Central 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 15% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Central 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 Central Elementary School is 0.33, 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
#1633 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
81%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
12%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Elementary School is Lester R Arnold High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kearney Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Leadership Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Commerce City Mildred L Sanville Preschool
    Grades: PK | 87 students
    0.2 miles
    5941 East 64th Avenue
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 286-9472
    0.2 PK 87
  • Commerce City Community Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    0.4 miles
    6880 Holly Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 288-2711
    0.4 PK-5 549
  • Commerce City Kearney Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 785 students
    0.4 miles
    6160 Kearney Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 287-0261
    0.4 6-8 785
  • Commerce City Kemp Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    0.9 miles
    6775 Oneida Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 288-6633
    0.9 PK-5 554
  • Commerce City Alsup Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 519 students
    1.1 miles
    7101 Birch Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 288-6865
    1.1 K-5 519

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