Peak Expeditionary - Pennington

4645 Independence Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 228 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Peak Expeditionary - Pennington ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Peak Expeditionary - Pennington's student population of 228 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Peak Expeditionary - Pennington ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Peak Expeditionary - Pennington is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#1083 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21-39%
33%
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20-29%
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
29%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
61%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Peak Expeditionary - Pennington's ranking?
Peak Expeditionary - Pennington is ranked #1083 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Peak Expeditionary - Pennington often compared to?
Peak Expeditionary - Penningtonis often viewed alongside schools like Wilmore Davis Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Peak Expeditionary - Pennington?
228 students attend Peak Expeditionary - Pennington.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Peak Expeditionary - Pennington students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Peak Expeditionary - Pennington?
Peak Expeditionary - Pennington has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Peak Expeditionary - Pennington offer ?
Peak Expeditionary - Pennington offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Peak Expeditionary - Pennington part of?
Peak Expeditionary - Pennington is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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