5400 South Waco Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Trails West Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Trails West Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Trails West Elementary School's student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
No School ~ Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Trails West Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Trails West Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#436 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
65%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Trails West 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 30%)

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