Henderson Elementary School

12301 East 124th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Henderson Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Henderson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Henderson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Henderson Elementary School's student population of 370 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Henderson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henderson Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#910 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
40%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District 27j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henderson Elementary School is Prairie View High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Prairie View Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Henderson Prairie View High School Math: 25% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,138 students
    0.5 miles
    12909 E 120th Ave
    Henderson, CO 80640
    (303) 655-8800
    0.5 9-12 2,138
  • Henderson Prairie View Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 871 students
    0.7 miles
    12915 East 120th Avenue
    Henderson, CO 80640
    (720) 685-5400
    0.7 6-8 871
  • Henderson John W Thimmig Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    1.2 miles
    11453 Oswego Street
    Henderson, CO 80640
    (303) 655-2750
    1.2 PK-5 675
  • Commerce City Turnberry Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    2.2 miles
    13069 East 106th Place
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (720) 685-5350
    2.2 PK-5 733
  • Henderson Belle Creek Charter School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 662 students
    2.8 miles
    9290 East 107th Avenue
    Henderson, CO 80640
    (303) 468-0160
    2.8 K-8 662

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