North Elementary School

  • North Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • North Elementary School's student population of 327 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North 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 North Elementary School is 0.35, 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#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in North Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
79%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
18%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.350.60
This chart display the diversity score of North Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North 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
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District 27j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to North Elementary School is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brighton Brighton Heritage Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 207 students
    0.2 miles
    830 Bridge Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2850
    0.2 6-12 207
  • Brighton Brighton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,808 student
    0.3 miles
    270 South 8th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-4200
    0.3 9-12 1,808
  • Brighton South Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    0.4 miles
    305 South 5th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2600
    0.4 PK-5 483
  • Brighton Northeast Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 623 students
    0.7 miles
    1605 Longspeak
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2550
    0.7 PK-6 623
  • Brighton Vikan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
    0.8 miles
    879 Jessup Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-4050
    0.8 6-8 613

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