Wheat Ridge 5-8 (Closed 2017)

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 11% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 31%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 18% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students (14-15)534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (14-15)44 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
11%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
18%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian (14-15)
1%
1%
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Asian (14-15)
1%
3%
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Hispanic (14-15)
73%
33%
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Black (14-15)
1%
5%
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White (14-15)
22%
54%
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Hawaiian (14-15)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (14-15)
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
n/a0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch (14-15)
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wheat Ridge 5-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Wheat Ridge 5-8 is Jefferson Junior/senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevens Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheat Ridge Stevens Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 400 students
    0.1 miles
    4001 Reed Street
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (303) 982-2198
    0.1 PK-6 400
  • Wheat Ridge Wilmore Davis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 321 students
    0.5 miles
    7975 West 41st Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (303) 982-2890
    0.5 K-6 321
  • Arvada Foster Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 506 students
    1.5 miles
    5300 Saulsbury Court
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1680
    1.5 PK-6 506
  • Denver Jefferson Junior/senior High School Math: 4% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 676 students
    1.5 miles
    2305 Pierce Street
    Denver, CO 80214
    (303) 982-6056
    1.5 7-12 676
  • Denver Lumberg Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 472 students
    1.5 miles
    6705 West 22nd Avenue
    Denver, CO 80214
    (303) 982-6182
    1.5 PK-6 472
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