Cory Elementary School

1550 South Steele Street
Denver, CO 80210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Cory Elementary School serves 409 students in grades 1-5.
Cory Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cory Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Cory Elementary School's student population of 409 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Cory Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cory Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#13 out of 1768 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cory Elementary School is South High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merrill Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creativity Challenge Community (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Creativity Challenge Community Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
    0.2 miles
    1551 S. Monroe St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0630
    0.2 K-5 303
  • Denver Merrill Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 567 students
    0.2 miles
    1551 South Monroe Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0600
    0.2 6-8 567
  • Denver South High School Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,605 student
    0.9 miles
    1700 East Louisiana Avenue
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 423-6000
    0.9 9-12 1,605
  • Denver University Park Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
    0.9 miles
    2300 South St Paul Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-3410
    0.9 K-5 433
  • Denver Ellis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    1.0 miles
    1651 South Dahlia Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    (720) 424-7700
    1 PK-5 446

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