Pine Ridge Elementary School

6525 S. Wheatlands Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 754 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pine Ridge Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 20% in CO
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pine Ridge Elementary School's student population of 754 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
754 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Pine Ridge Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pine Ridge Elementary School is 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#320 out of 1779 schools
(Top 20%)
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52%
32%
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56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pine Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
59%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Pine Ridge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pine Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pine Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pine Ridge Elementary School's ranking?
Pine Ridge Elementary School is ranked #320 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Pine Ridge Elementary School often compared to?
Pine Ridge Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Coyote Hills Elementary School, Black Forest Hills Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Pine Ridge Elementary School?
754 students attend Pine Ridge Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Pine Ridge Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pine Ridge Elementary School?
Pine Ridge Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Pine Ridge Elementary School offer ?
Pine Ridge Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pine Ridge Elementary School part of?
Pine Ridge Elementary School is part of Cherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 17, 2025 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 23, 2025 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 754 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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