Maxwell Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Maxwell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 651 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤10% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Maxwell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Maxwell Elementary School's student population of 651 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Maxwell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Maxwell Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1658 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Maxwell Elementary School's ranking?
Maxwell Elementary School is ranked #1658 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Maxwell Elementary School?
651 students attend Maxwell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Maxwell Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Maxwell Elementary School?
Maxwell Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Maxwell Elementary School offer ?
Maxwell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Maxwell Elementary School part of?
Maxwell Elementary School is part of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C.
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