Running Creek Elementary School

  • Running Creek Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Running Creek Elementary School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Running Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Running Creek Elementary School is 0.28, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1063 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
84%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.280.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. C-1 in the county of Elbert and State o School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  • Elizabeth Frontier High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
    0.2 miles
    589 South Banner Street
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303)646-9345
    0.2 9-12 57
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 434 students
    1.0 miles
    34427 County Road 13
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303)646-4520
    1.0 6-8 434
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 693 students
    1.1 miles
    34500 County Road 13
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303)646-4616
    1.1 9-12 693
  • Elizabeth Legacy Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 483 students
    1.6 miles
    1975 Legacy Circle
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303)646-2636
    1.6 K-8 483

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