School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 206 public schools serving 89,079 students in School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District are Polaris Elementary School, Cory Elementary School and Dsst: Byers High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
206 Schools
1,919 Schools
# Students
89,079 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
6,095 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#69 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
71%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.61
# American Indian Students
590 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,855 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
46,739 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
34%
# Black Students
12,042 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
14%
5%
# White Students
22,969 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
26%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
406 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,583 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,843
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
6,259
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
6,518
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6,417
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6,350
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
6,627
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
6,684
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,599
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,835
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
6,675
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
7,713
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
6,754
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,924
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,881
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,959 is higher than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,849 is higher than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$1,422 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,501 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student (19-20)
$15,959
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending / Student (19-20)
$16,849
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Best School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Polaris Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7860
Grades: 1-5
| 332 students
Rank: #22.
Cory Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1550 South Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-8380
Grades: 1-5
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Dsst: Byers High School
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 569 students
Rank: #44.
Slavens K-8 School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3000 South Clayton Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-4150
Grades: K-8
| 702 students
Rank: #55.
Denver School Of The Arts
Math: 72% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Grades: 6-12
| 1,099 students
Rank: #66.
Steck Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
450 Albion Street
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-3870
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #77.
Carson Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5420 East 1st Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-9090
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #88.
Mcauliffe International School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2540 Holly St
Denver, CO 80207
(720) 424-1540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,615 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Dsst: Montview High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 Valentia Street
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 320-5570
Grades: 9-12
| 578 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
William (Bill) Roberts Ece-8 School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2100 Akron Way
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2640
Grades: PK-8
| 881 students
Rank: #1111.
Steele Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 South Marion Parkway
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 424-3720
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #1212.
Westerly Creek Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8800 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-3160
Grades: PK-5
| 719 students
Rank: #1313.
Swigert International School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3480 Syracuse Street
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1414.
Dsst: Byers Middle School
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 524-6350
Grades: 6-8
| 486 students
Rank: #1515.
Park Hill School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5050 East 19th Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-4910
Grades: PK-5
| 673 students
Rank: #1616.
Bromwell Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 East 4th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 424-9330
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #1717.
East High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1600 City Park Esplanade
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 423-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,581 students
Rank: #1818.
Creativity Challenge Community
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1551 S. Monroe St
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-0630
Grades: K-5
| 307 students
Rank: #1919.
Dsst: Green Valley Ranch High School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4800 Telluride Street #2
Denver, CO 80249
(303) 524-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 580 students
Rank: #2020.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2300 South St Paul Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-3410
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #2121.
Denver Language School
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
451 Newport Street
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 557-0852
Grades: K-8
| 885 students
Rank: #2222.
Southmoor Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3755 South Magnolia Way
Denver, CO 80237
(720) 424-3930
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #2323.
Bradley International School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3051 South Elm Street
Denver, CO 80222
(720) 424-9468
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #2424.
Willow Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8499 E Stoll Place
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 424-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Morey Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
840 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-0700
Grades: 6-8
| 359 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Teller Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1150 Garfield Street
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 424-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2727.
Mckinley-thatcher Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1230 South Grant Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #2828.
Asbury Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1320 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-9750
Grades: K-5
| 315 students
Rank: #2929.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3350 Quitman Street
Denver, CO 80212
(720) 424-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #3030.
Odyssey School Of Denver
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6550 East 21st Avenue
Denver, CO 80207
(303) 316-3944
Grades: K-8
| 262 students
Rank: #3131.
Highline Academy Southeast
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2170 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-7808
Grades: K-8
| 521 students
Rank: #3232.
Isabella Bird Community School
Math: 48% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 N. Lima St.
Denver, CO 80238
(720) 423-9900
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #3333.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
710 South Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 424-5990
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students
Rank: #3434.
Denver School Of Innovation And Sustainable Design
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
840 E 14th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(720) 424-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students
Rank: #3535.
George Washington High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
655 South Monaco Pkwy
Denver, CO 80224
(720) 423-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,213 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
  • 1860 LINCOLN ST., DENVER, CO, 80203-2996
  • (720) 423-3200
  • dpsk12.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 89,079 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 71% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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