Kruse Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kruse Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 449 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 31%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 40-49% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Kruse Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Kruse Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Kruse Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Kruse Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#324 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kruse Elementary School's ranking?
Kruse Elementary School is ranked #324 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Kruse Elementary School often compared to?
Kruse Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Traut Core Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Kruse Elementary School?
449 students attend Kruse Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Kruse Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kruse Elementary School?
Kruse Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Kruse Elementary School offer ?
Kruse Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Kruse Elementary School part of?
Kruse Elementary School is part of Poudre School District R-1.
I truly cannot say enough good things about this school. The culture is inclusive and respectful, diversity is honored, and students get differentiated education in every classroom. It's easy to see that that teachers like working at this school, and the camaraderie shows in their effectiveness.
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