Lowry Elementary School

8001 East Cedar Avenue
Denver, CO 80230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Lowry Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lowry Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 47% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Lowry Elementary School's student population of 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowry Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Lowry Elementary School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#764 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
25%
5%
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White
43%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowry Elementary School is George Washington High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Denver Green School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Denver Green School Math: 34% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 531 students
    0.7 miles
    6700 East Virginia Avenue
    Denver, CO 80224
    (720) 424-7480
    0.7 PK-8 531
  • Denver Denver Language School Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 748 students
    1.0 miles
    451 Newport Street
    Denver, CO 80220
    (303) 557-0852
    1 K-8 748
  • Denver George Washington High School Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,239 student
    1.0 miles
    655 South Monaco Pkwy
    Denver, CO 80224
    (720) 423-8600
    1 9-12 1,239
  • Denver Gw Career Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
    1.0 miles
    655 South Monaco Parkway
    Denver, CO 80224
    (720) 423-8723
    1 9-12 75
  • Denver Vanguard Classical School - West Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 509 students
    1.1 miles
    801 Yosemite Street
    Denver, CO 80230
    (303) 691-2384
    1.1 K-8 509

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