High Peaks Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


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
328
Classroom Teachers
15

* 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 99.4% 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 83 41
Proficiency in Reading 83 41
Proficiency in Math 82 41

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 39
Proficiency in Reading 92 45
Proficiency in Math 76 34

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 40
Proficiency in Reading 92 46
Proficiency in Math 82 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.37
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.60
AVG FOR STATE 17.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 31 9.5%
Kindergarten 41 12.5%
Grade 1 48 14.6%
Grade 2 52 15.9%
Grade 3 52 15.9%
Grade 4 53 16.2%
Grade 5 51 15.5%
Total 328 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.1% 73.0% 56.4%
Black 0.3% 1.0% 4.8%
Hispanic 6.8% 19.4% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.8% 6.2% 3.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.1% 21.9% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 17.9% 34.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 4.0% 7.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 227,409 5,540,545
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 473.6 53
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.9% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.2% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 11.7% 12.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 92,006 2,051,616
Single parent households with children 5.8% 9.5%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 96.7% 91.0%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 66.2% 38.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 20.9% 12.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.7% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.7% 17.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.9% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 10.6% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,297 $192,348,162 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $508 $15,517,368 4.5%
Staff $461 $14,081,706 4.1%
General Administration $116 $3,543,336 1.0%
School Administration $750 $22,909,500 6.6%
Operation $779 $23,795,334 6.9%
Transportation $438 $13,379,148 3.9%
Other $556 $16,983,576 4.9%
Total Support $3,607 $110,179,422 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,441 $44,016,786 12.7%
Total Expenditures $11,345 $346,544,370 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,991 $4,487,133,061 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $410 $369,029,466 4.0%
Staff $499 $448,909,713 4.8%
General Administration $134 $120,592,409 1.3%
School Administration $616 $553,747,594 5.9%
Operation $805 $723,922,466 7.8%
Transportation $265 $238,689,690 2.6%
Other $613 $551,229,951 5.9%
Total Support $3,343 $3,006,072,053 32.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,026 $1,821,385,690 19.6%
Total Expenditures $10,360 $9,314,617,799 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%