Valverde Elementary School

  • Valverde Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Valverde Elementary School's student population of 320 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valverde Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valverde Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1523 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
85%
34%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
5%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valverde Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.270.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valverde Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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