Penrose Elementary School

Tel: (719)372-6777
  • Penrose Elementary School serves 214 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Penrose Elementary School operates within the Fremont Re-2 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 214 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 214 students
Penrose Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Penrose Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Penrose Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Penrose Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Penrose Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Penrose Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2013)
Asian
n/a
3%
Penrose Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2004)
Hispanic
15%
33%
Penrose Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Penrose Elementary School Black Students (1997-2011)
White
81%
54%
Penrose Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Penrose Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Penrose Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Penrose Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.39
Penrose Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
34%
Penrose Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
7%
Penrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fremont Re-2 School District's student population of 1,373 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,607 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,979 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fremont Re-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,373 575
Fremont Re-2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $8 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $8 MM
Fremont Re-2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,607 $14,042
Fremont Re-2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,979 $13,805
Fremont Re-2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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