Mead Elementary School

520 Welker Ave.
Mead, CO 80542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 717 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Mead Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 717 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 20% in CO
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mead Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Mead Elementary School's student population of 717 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Mead Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mead Elementary School is 0.38, 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.
This School
State Level (CO)
#353 out of 1779 schools
(Top 20%)
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49%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mead Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mead 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mead Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
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White
77%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Mead Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mead Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mead Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mead Elementary School's ranking?
Mead Elementary School is ranked #353 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Mead Elementary School often compared to?
Mead Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Firestone Charter Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Mead Elementary School?
717 students attend Mead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Mead Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mead Elementary School?
Mead Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mead Elementary School offer ?
Mead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mead Elementary School part of?
Mead Elementary School is part of St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 717 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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