Running Creek Elementary School

900 South Elbert Street
Elizabeth, CO 80107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 305 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Running Creek Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% 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: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Running Creek Elementary School's student population of 305 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Running Creek Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Running Creek Elementary School is 0.29, 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)
#986 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Running Creek 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.
30-34%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Running Creek 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
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Running Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
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White
83%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.29
This chart displays the diversity score of Running Creek 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
20%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Running Creek 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.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Running Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Running Creek Elementary School is ranked #986 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Running Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Running Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Legacy Academy, Singing Hills Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Running Creek Elementary School?
305 students attend Running Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Running Creek Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Running Creek Elementary School?
Running Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Running Creek Elementary School offer ?
Running Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Running Creek Elementary School part of?
Running Creek Elementary School is part of Elizabeth School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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