Elk Creek Elementary School

  • Elk Creek Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Elk Creek Elementary School's student population of 250 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elk Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elk Creek Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#818 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elk Creek 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
45%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Elk Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Elk Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Elk Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elk Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.520.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elk Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarfield No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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