Colfax Elementary School

1526 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO 80204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Colfax Elementary School serves 302 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Colfax 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 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Colfax Elementary School's student population of 302 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Colfax 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 Colfax Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#1534 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
78%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
11%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Colfax Elementary School is Riseup Community School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake International School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cowell Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Cowell Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    4540 West 10th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 424-8300
    0.6 PK-5 388
  • Denver Lake International School Math: 8% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 342 students
    0.6 miles
    1820 Lowell Blvd
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 424-0260
    0.6 6-8 342
  • Denver Strive Prep - Lake Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 333 students
    0.6 miles
    1820 Lowell Blvd
    Denver, CO 80204
    (303) 551-7200
    0.6 6-8 333
  • Denver Cheltenham Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    0.7 miles
    1580 Julian Street
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 424-8810
    0.7 PK-5 397
  • Denver Brown International Academy Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 627 students
    1.0 miles
    2550 Lowell Blvd
    Denver, CO 80211
    (720) 424-9250
    1 PK-5 627

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