University Hill Elementary School

956 16th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
University Hill Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
University Hill 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 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

University Hill Elementary School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

University Hill 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 University Hill 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
#1012 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
69%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
27%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley School District No. Re2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to University Hill Elementary School is New Vista High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halcyon School (special Education) (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flatirons Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boulder New Vista High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 304 students
    0.3 miles
    700 20th Street
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (720) 561-8700
    0.3 9-12 304
  • Boulder Boulder High School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,064 students
    0.7 miles
    1604 Arapahoe Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (720) 561-2200
    0.7 9-12 2,064
  • Boulder Flatirons Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 245 students
    0.7 miles
    1150 7th Street
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (720) 561-4600
    0.7 K-5 245
  • Boulder Halcyon School (special Education) Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 13 students
    1.2 miles
    3100 Bucknell Court
    Boulder, CO 80303
    (720) 561-4700
    1.2 6-12 13
  • Boulder Whittier Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
    1.2 miles
    2008 Pine Street
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (720) 561-5431
    1.2 K-5 381

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