Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park

57393 Us Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 837 students in Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,939 Schools
# Students
837 Students
880,585 Students
# Teachers
55 Teachers
53,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
#13 out of 180 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
38%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
66%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-79%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.32
0.61
# American Indian Students
4 Students
5,720 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
28,116 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
107 Students
305,656 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
35%
# Black Students
n/a
40,168 Students
% Black Students
n/a
4%
# White Students
683 Students
455,319 Students
% White Students
82%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,567 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
41 Students
43,153 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
30,884
# Students in K Grade:
58
61,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
66
59,964
# Students in 2nd Grade:
66
61,530
# Students in 3rd Grade:
45
61,294
# Students in 4th Grade:
43
62,059
# Students in 5th Grade:
58
63,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
49
64,472
# Students in 7th Grade:
67
66,826
# Students in 8th Grade:
53
68,888
# Students in 9th Grade:
62
71,759
# Students in 10th Grade:
68
69,031
# Students in 11th Grade:
65
67,423
# Students in 12th Grade:
56
71,623
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,379 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,247. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,865 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$12 MM
$13,426 MM
This chart display total revenue of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$11 MM
$13,702 MM
This chart display total spending of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,379
$15,247
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,865
$15,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of  The County Of Park and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Platte Canyon High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
57243 Us Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
(303) 838-7666
Grades: 9-12
| 251 students
Rank: #22.
Fitzsimmons Middle School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
57093 Us Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
(303) 838-7666
Grades: 6-8
| 169 students
Rank: #33.
Deer Creek Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1737 Cr 43
Bailey, CO 80421
(303) 838-7666
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park?
Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park manages 3 public schools serving 837 students.
What is the rank of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park?
Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park is ranked #26 out of 178 school districts in Colorado (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Colorado school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park?
82% of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park?
Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 17:1.
What is Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,865 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 837 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 38% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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