Force Elementary School

1550 South Wolff Street
Denver, CO 80219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Force Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Force 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 25% (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 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% 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

Force Elementary School's student population of 497 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Force 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 Force Elementary School is 0.22, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1224 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
88%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
6%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 and middle school to Force Elementary School is Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denison Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Denison Montessori School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 402 students
    0.4 miles
    1821 South Yates Street
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720) 424-8080
    0.4 PK-6 402
  • Denver Charles M. Schenck (cms) Community School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 308 students
    0.8 miles
    1300 South Lowell Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720) 424-4300
    0.8 K-5 308
  • Denver Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 968 students
    0.9 miles
    2250 South Quitman Way
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720) 424-0200
    0.9 K-12 968
  • Denver Strive Prep - Westwood Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    3201 W Arizona Ave.
    Denver, CO 80219
    (303) 962-9880
    0.9 6-8 348
  • Denver Brady Exploration School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
    1.0 miles
    5220 W. Ohio Avenue
    Denver, CO 80226
    (303) 982-6722
    1 9-12 286

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