Valdez Elementary School

  • Valdez Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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.
  • Valdez Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Valdez Elementary School's student population of 406 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valdez 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valdez Elementary School is 0.48, 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 School Rank#244 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
64%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
34%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

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