Sunset Ridge Elementary School

9451 Hooker Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunset Ridge Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunset Ridge 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sunset Ridge Elementary School's student population of 371 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunset Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Ridge Elementary School is 0.41, 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 Testing Rank
#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
17%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunset Ridge Elementary School is Pikes Peak Online School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shaw Heights Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mesa Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westminster Mesa Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    0.6 miles
    9100 Lowell Boulevard
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 428-2891
    0.6 PK-5 368
  • Westminster Rocky Mountain Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
    0.6 miles
    3350 West 99th Avenue
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (720) 972-5600
    0.6 K-5 455
  • Denver Federal Heights Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    0.7 miles
    2500 W 96th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80221
    (720) 972-5360
    0.7 PK-5 605
  • Westminster Flynn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 274 students
    1.0 miles
    8731 Lowell Boulevard
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 428-2161
    1 PK-5 274
  • Westminster Shaw Heights Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
    1.0 miles
    8780 Circle Drive
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 428-9533
    1 6-8 566

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