Swanson Elementary School

  • Swanson Elementary School serves 400 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Swanson Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 400 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 400 students
Swanson Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Swanson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Swanson Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Swanson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Swanson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Swanson Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2015)
Asian
7%
3%
Swanson Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
48%
33%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Swanson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
41%
54%
Swanson Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Swanson Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Swanson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Swanson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.39
Swanson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
34%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
7%
Swanson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,099 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,885 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed 86,571 575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $869 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $850 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,099 $14,042
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,885 $13,805
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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