Shaffer Elementary School

  • Shaffer Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Shaffer Elementary School's student population of 518 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shaffer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shaffer Elementary School is 0.33, which is less 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#107 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shaffer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shaffer 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 Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shaffer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shaffer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
81%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shaffer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shaffer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.330.40
This chart display the diversity score of Shaffer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shaffer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shaffer 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 NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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