Dolores Elementary School

12th And Hillside
Dolores, CO 81323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 284 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Dolores Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Dolores Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
284 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Dolores Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dolores Elementary School is 0.37, 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.
This School
State Level (CO)
#873 out of 1779 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dolores Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dolores Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dolores Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dolores Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
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White
78%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Dolores Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dolores Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dolores Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dolores Elementary School's ranking?
Dolores Elementary School is ranked #873 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Dolores Elementary School often compared to?
Dolores Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kemper Elementary School, Mesa Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Dolores Elementary School?
284 students attend Dolores Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Dolores Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dolores Elementary School?
Dolores Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Dolores Elementary School offer ?
Dolores Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Dolores Elementary School part of?
Dolores Elementary School is part of Dolores School District No. Re-4a.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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