Elk Creek Elementary School

804 West Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Elk Creek Elementary School serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Elk Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Elk Creek Elementary School's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Elk Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Elk Creek Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#1086 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
43%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
54%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarfield School District No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Elk Creek Elementary School is Yampah Mountain School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kathryn Senor Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle Kathryn Senor Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 263 students
    0.9 miles
    101 Alder Avenue
    New Castle, CO 81647
    (970) 665-7700
    0.9 PK-4 263
  • New Castle Riverside School Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 637 students
    0.9 miles
    215 Alder Avenue
    New Castle, CO 81647
    (970) 665-7800
    0.9 5-8 637
  • Silt Cactus Valley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 430 students
    6.6 miles
    222 Grand Avenue
    Silt, CO 81652
    (970) 665-7850
    6.6 PK-4 430
  • Glenwood Springs Two Rivers Community School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 300 students
    9.3 miles
    195 Center Drive
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
    (970) 309-3529
    9.3 K-8 300
  • Glenwood Springs Glenwood Springs Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 422 students
    9.7 miles
    120 Soccerfield Road
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
    (970) 384-5500
    9.7 6-8 422

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