Valdez Elementary School

  • Valdez Elementary School serves 355 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Valdez Elementary School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 355 students
Valdez Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Valdez Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Valdez Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Valdez Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Valdez Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Valdez Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2010)
Asian
n/a
3%
Valdez Elementary School Asian Students (1988-1994)
Hispanic
65%
33%
Valdez Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Valdez Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
33%
54%
Valdez Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Valdez Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Valdez Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.39
Valdez Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Valdez Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Valdez Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 87,671 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,679 in this district is less than the state average of $13,207. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,041 is less than the state average of $13,450. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
182
3
Number of Students Managed 87,671 575
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,057 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,087 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,679 $13,207
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,041 $13,450
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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