13304 South U S Highway 285
Pine, CO 80470
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Elk Creek Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Elk Creek 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Elk Creek Elementary School's student population of 388 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School - Students Release at 1:05
May 25, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of School for students
August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Elk Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elk Creek Elementary School is 0.20, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#301 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
89%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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