Downtown Denver Expeditionary School

1860 Lincoln St
Denver, CO 80203
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Downtown Denver Expeditionary 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Downtown Denver Expeditionary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Downtown Denver Expeditionary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Downtown Denver Expeditionary 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 Downtown Denver Expeditionary School is 0.59, 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)
#662 out of 1779 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
32%
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50-54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downtown Denver Expeditionary 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
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
35%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
59%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
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.
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Downtown Denver Expeditionary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downtown Denver Expeditionary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Notes

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Downtown Denver Expeditionary School's ranking?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School is ranked #662 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Downtown Denver Expeditionary School often compared to?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like University Prep - Arapahoe St., Denver Language 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 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Downtown Denver Expeditionary School?
274 students attend Downtown Denver Expeditionary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Downtown Denver Expeditionary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Downtown Denver Expeditionary School?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Downtown Denver Expeditionary School offer ?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Downtown Denver Expeditionary School part of?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School is part of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C.
In what neighborhood is Downtown Denver Expeditionary School located?
Downtown Denver Expeditionary School is located in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, CO. There are 1 other public schools located in North Capitol Hill.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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