Namaqua Elementary School serves 243 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Namaqua Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower 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 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 243 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 29%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 30-39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Namaqua Elementary School's student population of 243 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Namaqua Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Namaqua Elementary School is 0.46, 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
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Namaqua Elementary School's ranking?
Namaqua Elementary School is ranked #840 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
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 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Namaqua Elementary School?
243 students attend Namaqua Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Namaqua Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Namaqua Elementary School?
Namaqua Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Namaqua Elementary School offer ?
Namaqua Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Namaqua Elementary School part of?
Namaqua Elementary School is part of Thompson School District R-2j.
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