University Park Elementary School

2300 South St Paul Street
Denver, CO 80210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
University Park Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
University Park Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

University Park Elementary School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

University Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Park Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#64 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
64%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to University Park Elementary School is South High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Slavens K-8 School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cory Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Cory Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 1-5 | 409 students
    0.9 miles
    1550 South Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-8380
    0.9 1-5 409
  • Denver Slavens K-8 School Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 734 students
    0.9 miles
    3000 South Clayton Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-4150
    0.9 K-8 734
  • Denver Creativity Challenge Community Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
    1.0 miles
    1551 S. Monroe St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0630
    1 K-5 303
  • Denver Merrill Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 567 students
    1.0 miles
    1551 South Monroe Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0600
    1 6-8 567
  • Denver Asbury Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    1.2 miles
    1320 East Asbury Avenue
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-9750
    1.2 K-5 334

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