High Plains Elementary School

6100 South Fulton Street
Englewood, CO 80111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
High Plains Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
High Plains Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

High Plains Elementary School's student population of 514 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

High Plains Elementary School 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 High Plains Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#371 out of 1734 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
63%
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
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 High Plains Elementary School's ranking?
High Plains Elementary School is ranked #371 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are High Plains Elementary School often compared to?
High Plains Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cottonwood Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend High Plains Elementary School?
514 students attend High Plains Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of High Plains Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of High Plains Elementary School?
High Plains Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does High Plains Elementary School offer ?
High Plains Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is High Plains Elementary School part of?
High Plains Elementary School is part of Cherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah.

School Calendar

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No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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