4400 Mcmurry Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Kruse Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kruse Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kruse Elementary School's student population of 518 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Kruse Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Kruse Elementary School is 0.45, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#144 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kruse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kruse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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