709 Main Street
Westcliffe, CO 81252
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Custer County Elementary School serves 194 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Custer County Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Custer County Elementary School's student population of 194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Custer County Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Custer County Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#606 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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