7000 Third Street
Wellington, CO 80549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Rice Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rice 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 61% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Rice Elementary School's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Rice Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Rice Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#287 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
88%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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