Great Work Montessori

5300 West Center Avenue
Denver, CO 80226
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Great Work Montessori serves 237 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Great Work Montessori placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Great Work Montessori ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Great Work Montessori's student population of 237 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 140% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students
237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Work Montessori is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Great Work Montessori is 0.54, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#396 out of 1734 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
62%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
24%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
11%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Work Montessori's ranking?
Great Work Montessori is ranked #396 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Great Work Montessori?
237 students attend Great Work Montessori.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Great Work Montessori students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Great Work Montessori?
Great Work Montessori has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Great Work Montessori offer ?
Great Work Montessori offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-7
What school district is Great Work Montessori part of?
Great Work Montessori is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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