Galeton Elementary School

24750 Third Street
Galeton, CO 80622
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 115 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Galeton Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Galeton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Galeton Elementary School's student population of 115 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
115 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Galeton Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Galeton Elementary School is 0.52, 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)
#673 out of 1779 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Galeton Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Galeton 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Galeton 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Galeton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Galeton Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
58%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galeton Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.52
This chart displays the diversity score of Galeton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Galeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galeton Elementary School 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 Galeton Elementary School's ranking?
Galeton Elementary School is ranked #673 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Galeton Elementary School often compared to?
Galeton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Platte Valley Elementary School, Windsor Charter Elementary School, Kenneth Homyak Pk-8 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Galeton Elementary School?
115 students attend Galeton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Galeton Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Galeton Elementary School?
Galeton Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Galeton Elementary School offer ?
Galeton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Galeton Elementary School part of?
Galeton Elementary School is part of Weld County School District No. Re-2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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