7855 South Willow Way
Englewood, CO 80112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Willow Creek Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Willow Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 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 508 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Willow Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Willow Creek Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
65%
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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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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?

508 students attend Willow Creek Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

65% of Willow Creek Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Willow Creek Elementary School?

Willow Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, 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 Arapahoe.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 16, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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