Deer Creek Elementary School

1737 Cr 43
Bailey, CO 80421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Deer Creek Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Deer Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Deer Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Deer Creek Elementary School's student population of 417 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Deer Creek Elementary School is 0.28, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#581 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
84%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Deer Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Deer Creek Elementary School is ranked #581 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Deer Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Deer Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Elk Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Deer Creek Elementary School?
417 students attend Deer Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Deer Creek Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Creek Elementary School?
Deer Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Deer Creek Elementary School offer ?
Deer Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Deer Creek Elementary School part of?
Deer Creek Elementary School is part of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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