Sand Creek Elementary School

  • Sand Creek Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher 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 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Sand Creek Elementary School's student population of 522 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sand Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sand Creek Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#688 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sand 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
34%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
22%
53%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sand Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.660.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sand Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison No. 2 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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