100 Illinois
Penrose, CO 81240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Penrose Elementary School serves 258 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Penrose Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Penrose Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Penrose Elementary School's student population of 258 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Penrose Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Penrose Elementary School is 0.31, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#823 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Penrose Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Penrose Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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