Zach Elementary School

  • Zach Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Zach Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Zach Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Zach Elementary School's student population of 604 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zach Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Zach Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#16 out of 1718 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
80%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zach Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.350.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zach 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 NamePoudre School District R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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