Mesa Elementary School

1575 Lehigh Street
Boulder, CO 80305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Mesa Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mesa Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mesa Elementary School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mesa Elementary School is 0.32, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#90 out of 1734 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mesa 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
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mesa 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mesa Elementary School's ranking?
Mesa Elementary School is ranked #90 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Mesa Elementary School often compared to?
Mesa Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bear Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Mesa Elementary School?
247 students attend Mesa Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Mesa Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mesa Elementary School?
Mesa Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mesa Elementary School offer ?
Mesa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Mesa Elementary School part of?
Mesa Elementary School is part of Boulder Valley School District No. Re2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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