Walden Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Walden Elementary School served 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 60-69% (which was higher than the Colorado state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 60-69% (which was approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Walden Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walden 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Walden Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walden Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walden Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
74%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walden Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.400.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walden 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 NameNorth Park R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Walden Elementary School is North Park School (0.0 miles away)
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