1575 Lehigh Street
Boulder, CO 80305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mesa Elementary School serves 272 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mesa 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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

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 272 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa 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 Mesa Elementary School is 0.26, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#63 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
86%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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