Gust Elementary School

Gust Elementary School serves 774 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Gust Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

The student population of 774 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 774 students
Gust Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gust Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Gust Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gust Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Gust Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Gust Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
86%
33%
Gust Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Gust Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
8%
55%
Gust Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.38
Gust Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
35%
Gust Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Gust Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southwest Early College High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dsst: College View Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is College View Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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