Slater Elementary School

8605 West 23rd Avenue
Denver, CO 80215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Slater Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Slater Elementary School's student population of 230 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
230 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Slater Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Slater Elementary School is 0.58, 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.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1360 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Slater 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 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Slater 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
54%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Slater Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Slater Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
36%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Slater Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.58
This chart displays the diversity score of Slater Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Slater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Slater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Slater Elementary School's ranking?
Slater Elementary School is ranked #1360 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Slater Elementary School often compared to?
Slater Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson County Open Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Slater Elementary School?
230 students attend Slater Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Slater Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Slater Elementary School?
Slater Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Slater Elementary School offer ?
Slater Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Slater Elementary School part of?
Slater Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.
In what neighborhood is Slater Elementary School located?
Slater Elementary School is located in the Morse Park neighborhood of Denver, CO. There are 1 other public schools located in Morse Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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