3400 Pierson Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Prospect Valley Elementary School serves 493 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Prospect Valley Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Prospect Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#155 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 50%)

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