Dakota Valley Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dakota Valley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 522 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 40-49% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Dakota Valley Elementary School's student population of 522 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dakota Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dakota Valley Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#324 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dakota Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Dakota Valley Elementary School is ranked #324 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Dakota Valley Elementary School?
522 students attend Dakota Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Dakota Valley Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dakota Valley Elementary School?
Dakota Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Dakota Valley Elementary School offer ?
Dakota Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Dakota Valley Elementary School part of?
Dakota Valley Elementary School is part of Cherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah.
View the Dakota Valley Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 16, 2023 (Monday)
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
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