Explore Pk-8

10310 York St
Denver, CO 80229
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Explore Pk-8 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Explore Pk-8's student population of 578 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Explore Pk-8 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Explore Pk-8 is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1360 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
33%
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35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
23%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Explore Pk-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Explore Pk-8's ranking?
Explore Pk-8 is ranked #1360 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Explore Pk-8?
578 students attend Explore Pk-8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Explore Pk-8 students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Explore Pk-8?
Explore Pk-8 has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Explore Pk-8 offer ?
Explore Pk-8 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Explore Pk-8 part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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