Washington Elementary School

510 South 9th Street
Lamar, CO 81052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Washington Elementary School serves 270 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 270 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.49, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
33%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar School District No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is Lamar High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lamar Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lamar Lamar Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 320 students
    0.2 miles
    104 West Park
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-7436
    0.2 6-8 320
  • Lamar Parkview Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 293 students
    0.6 miles
    1105 Parkview
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-7413
    0.6 3-5 293
  • Lamar Lamar High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 443 students
    0.9 miles
    1900 South 11th Street
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-3488
    0.9 9-12 443
  • Lamar Melvin Hendrickson Development Center
    Grades: PK | 107 students
    1.0 miles
    510 Savage Avenue
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-2022
    1 PK 107
  • Lamar Alta Vista Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 133 students
    3.4 miles
    8785 Cr Ll
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-2154
    3.4 K-6 133

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