Penrose Elementary School

  • Penrose Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Penrose Elementary School's student population of 393 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penrose Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penrose Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1144 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
30%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
52%
53%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 in the county of E School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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