Prospect Valley Elementary School

3400 Pierson Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prospect Valley Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Prospect Valley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prospect Valley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Prospect Valley Elementary School's student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Prospect Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prospect Valley Elementary School is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#229 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prospect Valley Elementary School is Wheat Ridge High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Everitt Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kullerstrand Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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