8778 Morton Road
Longmont, CO 80503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Niwot Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Niwot 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 70-74% (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 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Niwot Elementary School's student population of 404 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Niwot Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Niwot Elementary School is 0.21, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
40-44%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
89%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Niwot Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Niwot Elementary School's ranking?

Niwot Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Niwot Elementary School?

404 students attend Niwot Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

89% of Niwot Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Niwot Elementary School?

Niwot Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Niwot Elementary School offer ?

Niwot Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Niwot Elementary School part of?

Niwot Elementary School is part of St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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