2480 Downing Street
Denver, CO 80205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Whittier Ece-8 School serves 222 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Whittier Ece-8 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 222 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Whittier Ece-8 School's student population of 222 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Whittier Ece-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Whittier Ece-8 School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1451 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
41%
34%
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Black
46%
5%
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White
7%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   8/5/2019
Meh it''s fine I guess
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Shhh
5   4/12/2010
My Daughter Attends Kindergarten In Ms. Moes Class And She Loves Going To School Everyday. She Has A Special Connection Between Her Friends And Teachers That She Values Even At A Young Age. She Is Learning Beautifully And Staying On Target With Her Academics.
- Posted by Parent - aclif

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 222 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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