Mc Elwain Elementary School

1020 Dawson Drive
Denver, CO 80229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mc Elwain Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mc Elwain 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Mc Elwain Elementary School's student population of 457 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Mc Elwain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mc Elwain Elementary School is 0.37, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1664 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
15%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdams 12 Five Star Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mc Elwain Elementary School is Academy High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monterey Community School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coronado Hills Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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