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 18:1.
  • 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 grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 481 students
Cowell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cowell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Cowell Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Cowell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Cowell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Cowell Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cowell Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cowell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Cowell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cowell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO 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.
0.12 0.39
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 (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,031 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,061 is higher than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 26% 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 Managed 87,671 575
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,121 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,296 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,031 $14,042
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,061 $13,805
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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