North Mesa Elementary School

  • North Mesa Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Mesa 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • North Mesa Elementary School's student population of 493 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Mesa Elementary School is 0.53, 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 School Rank (16-17)#738 out of 1718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Mesa 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
53%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Mesa Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.530.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Mesa 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 NamePueblo County School District 70 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to North Mesa Elementary School is 70 Online (2.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pleasant View Middle School (1.8 miles away)
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