Newlon Elementary School

361 Vrain Street
Denver, CO 80219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Newlon Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Newlon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Newlon Elementary School's student population of 474 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Newlon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newlon Elementary School is 0.15, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1297 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
92%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newlon Elementary School is Brady Exploration School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Compass Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cowell Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Cowell Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    0.8 miles
    4540 West 10th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 424-8300
    0.8 PK-5 388
  • Denver Barnum Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    0.9 miles
    85 Hooker Street
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720) 424-9590
    0.9 PK-5 480
  • Denver Knapp Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    1.0 miles
    500 South Utica Street
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720) 424-6130
    1 PK-5 561
  • Denver Eagleton Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
    1.1 miles
    880 Hooker Street
    Denver, CO 80204
    (720) 424-7930
    1.1 PK-5 399
  • Denver Molholm Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
    1.1 miles
    6000 West 9th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80214
    (303) 982-6207
    1.1 PK-6 453

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