601 Clark Street
Kersey, CO 80644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Platte Valley Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Platte Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Platte Valley Elementary School's student population of 474 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Platte Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Platte Valley Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#962 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
39%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
59%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Platte Valley Elementary School?

474 students attend Platte Valley Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of Platte Valley Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Platte Valley Elementary School?

Platte Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Platte Valley Elementary School offer ?

Platte Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Platte Valley Elementary School part of?

Platte Valley Elementary School is part of Weld County School District No. Re-7.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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