Clifton Elementary School

3276 F Road
Clifton, CO 81520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Clifton Elementary School serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Clifton 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 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Clifton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Clifton Elementary School's student population of 383 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Clifton 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 Clifton Elementary School is 0.51, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1476 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
59%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clifton Elementary School's ranking?
Clifton Elementary School is ranked #1476 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Clifton Elementary School often compared to?
Clifton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chatfield Elementary School, Rocky Mountain Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Clifton Elementary School?
383 students attend Clifton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Clifton Elementary School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clifton Elementary School?
Clifton Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Clifton Elementary School offer ?
Clifton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Clifton Elementary School part of?
Clifton Elementary School is part of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51.

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No School - Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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