4540 West 10th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cowell Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cowell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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Cowell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Cowell Elementary School's student population of 388 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Cowell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cowell Elementary School is 0.14, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1136 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
93%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.14
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14 (Btm 50%)

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