Southmoor Elementary School

  • Southmoor Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southmoor Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.

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Southmoor Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Southmoor Elementary School's student population of 467 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southmoor Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southmoor Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#176 out of 1768 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
61%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.60
This chart display the diversity score of Southmoor Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southmoor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southmoor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
When people move to your neighborhood because of the school - you know something good is happening. Southmoor Elementary is THAT school. The leadership is innovative, the teachers are amazing, the parent community is supportive and the education is second to none. The staff pours their heart and soul into our kids and it shows in the joy you witness in the classrooms, the confidence of those kids and the success of the alums. No school is perfect, but Southmoor is close!!!
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5  
Great school - my first grade son loves it there!
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