13405 W 83rd Pl
Arvada, CO 80005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Meiklejohn Elementary School serves 644 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Meiklejohn Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Meiklejohn Elementary School's student population of 644 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
644 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Meiklejohn Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Meiklejohn Elementary School is 0.25, 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 Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#80 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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