Ellis Elementary School

1651 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ellis Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ellis 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 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Ellis Elementary School's student population of 446 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Ellis 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 Ellis Elementary School is 0.60, which is equal to 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
#1363 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
56%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
28%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ellis Elementary School is Rocky Mountain School Of Expeditionary Learning (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Rocky Mountain School Of Expeditionary Learning Math: 47% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 389 students
    0.5 miles
    1700 South Holly Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    (303) 759-2076
    0.5 K-12 389
  • Denver Merrill Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 567 students
    0.7 miles
    1551 South Monroe Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0600
    0.7 6-8 567
  • Denver Creativity Challenge Community Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
    0.8 miles
    1551 S. Monroe St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0630
    0.8 K-5 303
  • Denver Mc Meen Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 615 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 South Holly Street
    Denver, CO 80246
    (720) 424-5520
    0.9 PK-5 615
  • Denver Cory Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 1-5 | 409 students
    1.0 miles
    1550 South Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-8380
    1 1-5 409

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