Las Animas Elementary School

  • Las Animas Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Las Animas 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Las Animas Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Las Animas Elementary School's student population of 266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Las Animas Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Las Animas Elementary School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#470 out of 1718 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
41%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
56%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Animas School District No. Re-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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