Cowell Elementary School

  • Cowell Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cowell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Cowell Elementary School's student population of 388 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cowell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cowell Elementary School is 0.13, 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 School Rank#1363 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
94%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.130.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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