Sierra Grande Elementary School (Closed 2014)

17523 East Hwy 160
Blanca, CO 81123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sierra Grande Elementary School served 114 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-59% (which was approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 57%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-49% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
50-59%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Grande 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
40-49%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Grande 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sierra Grande Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sierra Grande Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
80%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
17%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Grande Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.33
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Grande Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Grande Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 57% CO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% CO state average).
How many students attend Sierra Grande Elementary School?
114 students attend Sierra Grande Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Sierra Grande Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sierra Grande Elementary School?
Sierra Grande Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sierra Grande Elementary School offer ?
Sierra Grande Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Sierra Grande Elementary School part of?
Sierra Grande Elementary School is part of Sierra Grande School District No. R-30.

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