Maxwell Elementary School

  • Maxwell Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Maxwell Elementary School's student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maxwell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maxwell Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1407 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
79%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maxwell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.350.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maxwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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