Deer Creek Elementary School

1737 Cr 43
Bailey, CO 80421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Deer Creek Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Deer Creek Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Deer Creek Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Deer Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Deer Creek Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#520 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlatte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deer Creek Elementary School is Platte Canyon High School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fitzsimmons Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elk Creek Elementary School (5.3 miles away)
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