West Ridge Elementary School

13102 Monaco Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
West Ridge Elementary School serves 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

West Ridge Elementary School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

West Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Ridge Elementary School is 0.58, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#376 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
60%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District 27j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Ridge Elementary School is Horizon High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shadow Ridge Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brantner Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brighton Brantner Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    0.8 miles
    7800 E. 133rd Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80602
    (720) 685-5050
    0.8 PK-5 575
  • Brighton Horizon High School Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,037 students
    0.9 miles
    5321 East 136th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (720) 972-4400
    0.9 9-12 2,037
  • Brighton Shadow Ridge Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 949 students
    0.9 miles
    12551 Holly Street
    Brighton, CO 80602
    (720) 972-5040
    0.9 6-8 949
  • Thornton Eagleview Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 575 students
    1.2 miles
    4601 Summit Grove Parkway
    Thornton, CO 80241
    (720) 972-5760
    1.2 K-5 575
  • Brighton Glacier Peak Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 471 students
    1.4 miles
    12060 Jasmine Street
    Brighton, CO 80605
    (720) 972-5940
    1.4 K-5 471

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