Cowell Elementary School

  • Cowell Elementary School serves 481 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Cowell Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 481 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students481 students
Cowell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Cowell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Cowell Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCowell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
Cowell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Cowell Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cowell Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
94%
33%
Cowell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Cowell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
54%
Cowell Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Cowell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCowell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.120.60
Cowell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
34%
Cowell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Cowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 87,671 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,480 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,058 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
181
3
Number of Students Managed87,671575
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$957 MM$7 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,005 MM$7 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,480$12,220
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,058$11,937
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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