Penrose Elementary School

  • Penrose Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Penrose Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Penrose Elementary School's student population of 426 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penrose Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penrose Elementary School is 0.60, which is equal to 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#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
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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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  • Colorado Springs Sabin Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 816 students
    0.4 miles
    3605 North Carefree Circle
    Colorado Springs, CO 80917
    (719) 328-7000
    0.4 6-8 816
  • Colorado Springs Carver Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
    0.8 miles
    4740 Artistic Circle
    Colorado Springs, CO 80917
    (719) 328-7100
    0.8 K-5 324
  • Colorado Springs Madison Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    1.2 miles
    4120 Constitution Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-7300
    1.2 PK-5 382
  • Colorado Springs Doherty High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,101 students
    1.3 miles
    4515 Barnes Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80917
    (719) 328-6400
    1.3 9-12 2,101
  • Colorado Springs Globe Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 157 students
    1.3 miles
    3302 Alpine Place
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 630-0577
    1.3 K-6 157

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