South Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 387 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 83%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
South Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South 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 South Elementary School is 0.33, 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
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1692 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is South Elementary School's ranking?
South Elementary School is ranked #1692 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend South Elementary School?
387 students attend South Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of South 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 South Elementary School?
South Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Elementary School offer ?
South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is South Elementary School part of?
South Elementary School is part of School District 27j.
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