Martensen Elementary School (Closed 2012)

6625 West 45th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Martensen Elementary School served 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was higher than the Colorado state average of 82%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 85-89% (which was approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 89%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Martensen Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
85-89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
85-89%
89%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Martensen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
42%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martensen Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.600.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martensen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martensen Elementary School is Early College Of Arvada (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cesar Chavez Academy Denver (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheat Ridge Stevens Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 400 students
    0.6 miles
    4001 Reed Street
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (303) 982-2198
    0.6 PK-6 400
  • Wheat Ridge Wilmore Davis Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 321 students
    0.9 miles
    7975 West 41st Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (303) 982-2890
    0.9 K-6 321
  • Arvada Foster Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 506 students
    1.0 miles
    5300 Saulsbury Court
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1680
    1 PK-6 506
  • Arvada Lawrence Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    1.5 miles
    5611 Zephyr Street
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1825
    1.5 PK-6 354
  • Denver Centennial A School For Expeditionary Learning Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    1.6 miles
    4665 Raleigh Street
    Denver, CO 80212
    (720) 424-8900
    1.6 PK-5 495
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