Pennington Elementary School

  • Pennington Elementary School serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Pennington Elementary School's student population of 202 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennington Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#1643 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
53%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
38%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.580.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennington 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 NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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