Westminster Elementary School

  • Westminster Elementary School serves 248 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 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Westminster Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westminster Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Westminster Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westminster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westminster Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westminster 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Westminster Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westminster Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westminster Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
14%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westminster Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westminster Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.370.39
This chart display the diversity score of Westminster Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westminster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westminster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westminster Colorado Stem Academy Magnet School
    Grades: 3-8 | 283 students
    0.3 miles
    7281 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (720)542-5016
    0.3 3-8 283
  • Westminster Ricardo Flores Magon Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 351 students
    0.3 miles
    7255 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303)412-7601
    0.3 K-8 351
  • Westminster Goal Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3259 students
    0.4 miles
    3621 W. 73rd Ave Suite C-d
    Westminster, CO 80300
    (719)545-4707
    0.4 9-12 3259
  • Westminster Hidden Lake High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 259 students
    0.4 miles
    7300 Lowell Boulevard
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303)428-2600
    0.4 9-12 259
  • Westminster Gregory Hill Preschool
    Grades: PK | 282 students
    0.6 miles
    8030 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303)428-1560
    0.6 PK 282

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