Side Creek Elementary School

19191 East Iliff Pl
Aurora, CO 80013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Side Creek Elementary School serves 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 36% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Side Creek 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 21:1 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% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Side Creek Elementary School's student population of 511 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Side Creek 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 Side Creek Elementary School is 0.74, 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
#1228 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
34%
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Black
22%
5%
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White
23%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Side Creek Elementary School is Rangeview High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mrachek Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arrowhead Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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