Vassar Elementary School

18101 East Vassar Pl
Aurora, CO 80013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Vassar Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Vassar Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Vassar Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
457 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Vassar Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Vassar Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#943 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Vassar Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Vassar Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Vassar Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
7%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
22%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vassar Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.76
This chart displays the diversity score of Vassar Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vassar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vassar Elementary School's ranking?
Vassar Elementary School is ranked #943 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Vassar Elementary School often compared to?
Vassar Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dalton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Vassar Elementary School?
457 students attend Vassar Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Vassar Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 19% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vassar Elementary School?
Vassar Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Vassar Elementary School offer ?
Vassar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Vassar Elementary School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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