Swink Elementary School

610 Columbia Street
Swink, CO 81077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Swink Elementary School serves 195 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Swink Elementary School placed in the top 20% 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 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Swink Elementary School's student population of 195 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Swink Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Swink Elementary School is 0.45, 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
#198 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
70%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSwink School District No. 33 In The County Of Otero And St School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Swink Elementary School is Swink Junior-senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Junta Primary School (4.3 miles away)
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