Federal Heights Elementary School

  • Federal Heights Elementary School serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Federal Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Federal Heights Elementary School's student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students561 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Federal Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Federal Heights Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Federal Heights Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Federal Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Federal Heights Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1576 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Federal Heights Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Federal Heights Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
91%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
9%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Federal Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.170.40
This chart display the diversity score of Federal Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Federal Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState Charter Institute School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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