Colorado Preparatory Elementary School

8601 Turnpike Dr. Suite 100
Westminster, CO 80031
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,294 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Colorado Preparatory Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Colorado Preparatory Elementary School's student population of 1,294 students has grown by 114% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 184% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Colorado Preparatory Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Colorado Preparatory Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1043 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-29%
33%
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30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
35%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
45%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
11%
8%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colorado Preparatory Elementary School's ranking?
Colorado Preparatory Elementary School is ranked #1043 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?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Colorado Preparatory Elementary School?
1,294 students attend Colorado Preparatory Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Colorado Preparatory Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colorado Preparatory Elementary School?
Colorado Preparatory Elementary School has a student ration of 35:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Colorado Preparatory Elementary School offer ?
Colorado Preparatory Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Colorado Preparatory Elementary School part of?
Colorado Preparatory Elementary School is part of Education Reenvisioned BOCES School District.
In what neighborhood is Colorado Preparatory Elementary School located?
Colorado Preparatory Elementary School is located in the South Westminster neighborhood of Westminster, CO. There are 9 other public schools located in South Westminster.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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