Simla Elementary School

18091 County Road 125
Simla, CO 80835
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Simla Elementary School serves 142 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Simla 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Simla Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Simla Elementary School's student population of 142 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Simla Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Simla Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#989 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
77%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Simla Elementary School's ranking?
Simla Elementary School is ranked #989 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Simla Elementary School?
142 students attend Simla Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Simla Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Simla Elementary School?
Simla Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Simla Elementary School offer ?
Simla Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Simla Elementary School part of?
Simla Elementary School is part of Big Sandy School District No. 100j.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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