Mount Carbon Elementary School

12776 West Cross Avenue
Littleton, CO 80127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Mount Carbon Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% 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: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mount Carbon Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
398 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Carbon Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mount Carbon Elementary School is 0.44, 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)
#583 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Carbon 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 2020-21 school year data.
50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Carbon 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mount Carbon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
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White
72%
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 CO.
0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Mount Carbon 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
17%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mount Carbon 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
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mount Carbon 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 Mount Carbon Elementary School's ranking?
Mount Carbon Elementary School is ranked #583 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Mount Carbon Elementary School often compared to?
Mount Carbon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Powderhorn Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Mount Carbon Elementary School?
398 students attend Mount Carbon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Mount Carbon Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mount Carbon Elementary School?
Mount Carbon Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mount Carbon Elementary School offer ?
Mount Carbon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mount Carbon Elementary School part of?
Mount Carbon Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.
In what neighborhood is Mount Carbon Elementary School located?
Mount Carbon Elementary School is located in the Westgold Meadows neighborhood of Littleton, CO.

School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School-12:05p Release
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School - K thru 5
August 14, 2024 (Wednesday)
First Day of School - PK
August 16, 2024 (Friday)
No School - Fall Break
October 18, 2024 (Friday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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