High Peaks Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3995 East Aurora Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone
(720) 561-6500
District
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE2
County
BOULDER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
318
Classroom Teachers
16

* High Peaks Elementary School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.6% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

High Peaks Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 40
Proficiency in Reading 84 40
Proficiency in Math 84 41

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 40
Proficiency in Reading 95 44
Proficiency in Math 74 35

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 40
Proficiency in Reading 95 46
Proficiency in Math 84 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.35
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.39
AVG FOR STATE 17.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 27 8.5%
Kindergarten 36 11.3%
Grade 1 45 14.2%
Grade 2 50 15.7%
Grade 3 54 17.0%
Grade 4 53 16.7%
Grade 5 53 16.7%
Total 318 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.1% 73.0% 56.1%
Black 0.3% 1.0% 4.8%
Hispanic 6.1% 19.6% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.5% 5.9% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.3% 20.9% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 17.8% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 3.1% 7.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 229,611 5,695,564
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 478.1 54
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.9% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.1% 25.8%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 13.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 93,389 2,115,367
Single Parent Households With Children 5.8% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.6% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 67.2% 39.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.5% 14.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.4% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.2% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.7% 12.1%
$15,000 or less 9.7% 9.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,662 $208,167,514 45.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $582 $18,185,754 4.0%
Staff $487 $15,217,289 3.3%
General Administration $178 $5,561,966 1.2%
School Administration $812 $25,372,564 5.6%
Operation $789 $24,653,883 5.4%
Transportation $469 $14,654,843 3.2%
Other $864 $26,997,408 5.9%
Total Support $4,180 $130,612,460 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,707 $115,832,629 25.5%
Total Expenditures $14,550 $454,643,850 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,324 $4,818,606,480 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $435,667,225 4.4%
Staff $568 $513,947,266 5.2%
General Administration $147 $133,461,909 1.3%
School Administration $693 $627,542,191 6.3%
Operation $874 $790,860,453 7.9%
Transportation $275 $249,285,032 2.5%
Other $674 $610,308,440 6.1%
Total Support $3,714 $3,361,081,153 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,974 $1,786,663,650 17.9%
Total Expenditures $11,012 $9,966,359,165 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%