Escalante-biggs Academy

5300 Crown Blvd
Denver, CO 80239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Escalante-biggs Academy serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Escalante-biggs Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Escalante-biggs Academy's student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students378 students
This chart display total students of Escalante-biggs Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Escalante-biggs Academy
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Escalante-biggs Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Escalante-biggs Academy by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Escalante-biggs Academy is 0.33, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Escalante-biggs Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
81%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Escalante-biggs Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.330.60
This chart display the diversity score of Escalante-biggs Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Escalante-biggs Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 to Escalante-biggs Academy is Collegiate Preparatory Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dcis At Montbello (0.4 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Escalante-biggs Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.