620 East Montezuma
Cortez, CO 81321
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kemper Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Kemper 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Kemper Elementary School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Kemper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kemper Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1282 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
25%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
47%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 10%)

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