Otero Elementary School

  • Otero Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Otero Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Otero Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Otero Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Otero Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#818 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
34%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
39%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Otero Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.720.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Otero Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison No. 2 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I love this school!! The teachers and staff care about their students!! They communicate with the parents regularly! I would recommend this school!!
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Needs to better train the teachers on how to handle the children. And stop taking the recess of the classroom for the miss behavior of one or two classmates.
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