Samuels Elementary School

  • Samuels Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Samuels Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Samuels Elementary School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuels Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Samuels Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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#1509 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
34%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
21%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Availability of music (wonderful music teacher), art, sports and other extracurricular activities. It needs more parents to be involved at the school. The teachers listen to your concern and work along with the parent.
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