Hulstrom Options K-8 School

3.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hulstrom Options K-8 School serves 677 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Hulstrom Options K-8 School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Hulstrom Options K-8 School's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Hulstrom Options K-8 School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Hulstrom Options K-8 School is 0.57, 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
#6 out of 1768 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdams 12 Five Star Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hulstrom Options K-8 School is Westgate Charter (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Stem Lab (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Stem Lab Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 469 students
    0.2 miles
    11700 Irma Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-4000
    0.2 K-8 469
  • Denver Malley Drive Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    0.3 miles
    1300 East Malley Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-5480
    0.3 PK-5 539
  • Thornton Westgate Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 508 students
    0.3 miles
    11700 Irma Drive
    Thornton, CO 80241
    (303) 425-0967
    0.3 K-12 508
  • Denver Northglenn Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 789 students
    0.8 miles
    1123 Muriel Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-5080
    0.8 6-8 789
  • Denver Stukey Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
    1.0 miles
    11080 Grant Drive
    Denver, CO 80233
    (720) 972-5420
    1.0 K-5 410

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
We LOVE Hulstrom. My daughter has grown so much in the few years she has been at the school. We debated on StarGate or our local elementary but are so grateful we choose Hulstrom. Our daughter has learned so much, and they allow students with advanced skills to be gathered into groups with kids at the same level. The community feel is wonderful at that school, and I would recommend it to anyone in the area.
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5  
Hulstrom has been an incredible learning community for both my kids. We could not have asked for a better environment to challenge them and prepare them for high school while catering to their specific GT needs all along the way. There is flexibility for unique needs and differentiation for students that need it. Each of my kids had very different needs and were strong academically in different areas where I felt they each were able to thrive with unique opportunities. Our experience with the teachers was from kindergarten through 8th grade was incredible strong — whether the teachers were working to enhance executive functioning skills or helping to navigate social emotional areas to pushing my kids to explore areas of interest — they were always available, approachable and willing to work through whatever my kids were facing. I really appreciate the individualized approach. While Hulstrom is a smaller school, we never felt it lacked opportunities - whether extracurricular activities, academic advanced programs, specials, trips and travel and so much more!
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1  
Don't be fooled this school was great when my kids started but has been on a strong decline for the last two years. Loads of good teachers have been leaving the school for the last three years.
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