Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School's student population of 150 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#610 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
81%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurango No. 9-R School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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