Westminster School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public elementary schools serving 6,393 students in Westminster School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Colorado.
Public Elementary Schools in Westminster School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Westminster School District are Colorado Stem Academy, Westminster Academy For International Studies and Skyline Vista Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Westminster School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Westminster School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
16 Schools
1,440 Schools
# Students
6,393 Students
634,005 Students
# Teachers
380 Teachers
37,265 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Westminster School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 183 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 69% has increased from 57% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#163 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westminster   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westminster   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)
27%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westminster   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
69%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westminster   School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.61
# American Indian Students
34 Students
4,320 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
247 Students
19,791 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,932 Students
215,688 Students
% Hispanic Students
77%
34%
# Black Students
105 Students
29,154 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
930 Students
335,464 Students
% White Students
15%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
126 Students
27,647 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
348
24,964
# Students in K Grade:
660
62,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
624
64,697
# Students in 2nd Grade:
643
65,383
# Students in 3rd Grade:
711
67,634
# Students in 4th Grade:
718
69,478
# Students in 5th Grade:
703
69,489
# Students in 6th Grade:
640
68,897
# Students in 7th Grade:
624
58,627
# Students in 8th Grade:
722
57,515
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
6,422
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
5,985
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
5,824
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
6,320
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,572 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,173. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,601 is less than the state median of $15,158. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$119 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westminster   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$110 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Westminster   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,572
$16,173
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westminster   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,601
$15,158
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westminster   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Westminster School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colorado Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7281 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 429-7836
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #22.
Westminster Academy For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7482 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-2494
Grades: PK-7
| 270 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Skyline Vista Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7395 Zuni Street
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9451 Hooker Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 426-8907
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #55.
Clara E. Metz Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2341 Sherrelwood Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1884
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #66.
Flynn Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8731 Lowell Boulevard
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-2161
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Sherrelwood Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8095 Kalamath Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-5353
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Tennyson Knolls Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6330 Tennyson Street
Arvada, CO 80003
(303) 429-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #99.
Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3475 West 67th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1121
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #1010.
Shaw Heights Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8780 Circle Drive
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-9533
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7826 Fairview Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1405
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Mesa Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 Lowell Boulevard
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-2891
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #1313.
Harris Park Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 West 75th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-1721
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #1414.
Francis M. Day Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1740 Jordan Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-1330
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
Rank: #1515.
Iver C. Ranum Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 West 80th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-9577
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
Rank: #1616.
M. Scott Carpenter Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7001 Lipan Street
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-8583
Grades: 6-8
| 502 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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