2500 W 96th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Federal Heights Elementary School serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Federal Heights 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Federal Heights Elementary School's student population of 454 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Federal Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Federal Heights Elementary School is 0.15, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1635 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
92%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
6%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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