Prairie Hills Elementary School

13801 Garfield Place
Brighton, CO 80602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 435 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Prairie Hills Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Top 30% in CO
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prairie Hills Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Hills Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Prairie Hills Elementary School is 0.56, 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.
This School
State Level (CO)
#465 out of 1779 schools
(Top 30%)
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44%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Hills 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
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
62%
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.
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie Hills 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
11%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Hills 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 Prairie Hills 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 Prairie Hills Elementary School's ranking?
Prairie Hills Elementary School is ranked #465 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Prairie Hills Elementary School often compared to?
Prairie Hills Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Silver Creek Elementary School, West Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Prairie Hills Elementary School?
435 students attend Prairie Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Prairie Hills Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Hills Elementary School?
Prairie Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Prairie Hills Elementary School offer ?
Prairie Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Prairie Hills Elementary School part of?
Prairie Hills Elementary School is part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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