Side Creek Elementary School

  • Side Creek Elementary School serves 614 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Side Creek Elementary School's student population of 614 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Side Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Side Creek Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1208 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Side 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 Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Side Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
24%
5%
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White
23%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Side Creek 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
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Side Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.730.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Side Creek 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
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Side 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 NameAurora Joint No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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