Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni

701 South Kalispell Way
Aurora, CO 80017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni serves 479 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni's student population of 479 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni is 0.64, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1315 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
13%
52%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   11/30/2021
my child told me about these two stories so my child was eating a pizza when he was eating he saw a hair in his pizza WHAT how did a hair get in his pizza my only worry is what if he ate more hair in his pizza 2nd story so my child was getting lunch he saw a rotten apple then a girl in his class took it and started to eat it but she only spoke Spanish so he told her the apple is rotten until she could understand when she put it down a kid raised his and said she was eating a rotten apple so he said the sometimes happens or something like that does this school look at their food.
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5   1/19/2016
I love this school. I have two children who currently attend and one who attended and is now in high school. As a teacher myself, I would highly recommend this school. My children are both good students and love expeditionary learning. Their teachers have always been concerned and helpful. All of the parents I know really like this school and the learning community. The school has been remodeled and is beautiful and children have access to modern classrooms and lots of materials. My children enjoy their school very much.
- Posted by Parent - steph
2   9/1/2015
This school itself is really nice, however, the administration is absolutely terrible. The principal, Laurie Godwin, is one of the rudest and most unethical people I have ever encountered. From what I've heard, she treats her teachers very badly. So badly in fact that Tollgate has one of the highest consistent percentages of teachers who leave each year. I have a friend who works there and said about 30% of the staff left, mainly due to the administration. I used to have a child attend the school, but had such a bad experience with the administration that I took her out and enrolled her at another school. Great teachers, but awful admin.
- Posted by Parent - denve

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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