Gust Elementary School

3440 West Yale Avenue
Denver, CO 80219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Gust Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gust Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gust Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Gust Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gust Elementary School is 0.33, 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
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1360 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
81%
35%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
10%
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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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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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 Gust Elementary School's ranking?
Gust Elementary School is ranked #1360 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Gust Elementary School?
573 students attend Gust Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Gust Elementary School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gust Elementary School?
Gust Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Gust Elementary School offer ?
Gust Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gust Elementary School part of?

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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