Marsh Elementary School

215 Lyell
Monte Vista, CO 81144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Marsh Elementary School serves 133 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marsh Elementary School's student population of 133 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students133 students
This chart display total students of Marsh Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Marsh Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Marsh Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Marsh Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Marsh Elementary School is 0.49, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marsh Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Marsh Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
61%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marsh Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.490.60
This chart display the diversity score of Marsh Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marsh 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
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marsh 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonte Vista School District No. C-8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Marsh Elementary School is Monte Vista On-line Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bill Metz Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Marsh Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about why technical public high schools are earning attention for their unique career-training opportunities.
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Some educators and community leaders are pushing for more math and science at the high school level. Is the move really necessary and if so, how do schools get students more interested in these STEM subjects?