Simla Elementary School

  • Simla Elementary School serves 154 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Simla Elementary School's student population of 154 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simla Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simla Elementary School is 0.23, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#474 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Simla 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 Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Simla Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Simla Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Simla 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 Simla Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
87%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Simla 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
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simla Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.230.60
This chart display the diversity score of Simla 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
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simla 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 NameBig Sandy No. 100J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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