10399 West 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School serves 289 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School's student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#507 out of 1734 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
85%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School's ranking?

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School?

289 students attend Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School?

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School offer ?

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School part of?

Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break No School for ALL (All School Calendar)
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for all students (All School Calendar)
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last day of school - WR & G (All School Calendar)
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Staff Last Day - Potluck? (All School Calendar)
May 30, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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