Willow Creek Elementary School

7855 South Willow Way
Englewood, CO 80112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Willow Creek Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 20% in CO
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Willow Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Willow Creek Elementary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Willow Creek Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Willow Creek Elementary School is 0.53, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#177 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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50-54%
33%
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60-64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willow Creek 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
66%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willow Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Willow Creek Elementary School is ranked #177 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Willow Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Willow Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dry Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Willow Creek Elementary School?
509 students attend Willow Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Willow Creek Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willow Creek Elementary School?
Willow Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Willow Creek Elementary School offer ?
Willow Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Willow Creek Elementary School part of?
Willow Creek Elementary School is part of Cherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah.

School Calendar

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Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 17, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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