Gilcrest Elementary School

1175 Birch Street
Gilcrest, CO 80623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 200 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Gilcrest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gilcrest Elementary School's student population of 200 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Gilcrest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gilcrest Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#1172 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilcrest 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 2020-21 school year data.
25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilcrest 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
63%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
36%
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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0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gilcrest 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gilcrest Elementary School's ranking?
Gilcrest Elementary School is ranked #1172 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Gilcrest Elementary School often compared to?
Gilcrest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Platteville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Gilcrest Elementary School?
200 students attend Gilcrest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Gilcrest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gilcrest Elementary School?
Gilcrest Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Gilcrest Elementary School offer ?
Gilcrest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gilcrest Elementary School part of?
Gilcrest Elementary School is part of Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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