Dennison Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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

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School Overview

Address
401 Independence Street
Lakewood, CO 80226
Phone
(303) 982-6382
District
JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. R-1
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
625
Classroom Teachers
30

* Dennison 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 99.8% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Dennison Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 41
Proficiency in Reading 76 41
Proficiency in Math 75 41

Grade 4

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

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 92 40
Proficiency in Reading 94 46
Proficiency in Math 89 34

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 36
Proficiency in Reading 94 41
Proficiency in Math 85 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.12
AVG FOR STATE 17.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 88 14.1%
Grade 1 89 14.2%
Grade 2 88 14.1%
Grade 3 90 14.4%
Grade 4 90 14.4%
Grade 5 90 14.4%
Grade 6 90 14.4%
Total 625 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.2% 69.4% 56.4%
Black 1.2% 1.2% 4.8%
Hispanic 14.0% 25.4% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 3.4% 3.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.6% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.3% 30.5% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 24.1% 34.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 6.4% 7.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 562,634 5,607,154
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 723.1 53
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.8% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.8% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.5% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 12.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 227,068 2,076,280
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 9.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.2% 91.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.3% 38.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.6% 12.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.0% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.5% 17.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.5% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 6.9% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,887 $420,335,757 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $423 $36,382,653 4.3%
Staff $629 $54,100,919 6.4%
General Administration $58 $4,988,638 0.6%
School Administration $645 $55,477,095 6.5%
Operation $777 $66,830,547 7.9%
Transportation $270 $23,222,970 2.7%
Other $597 $51,348,567 6.0%
Total Support $3,399 $292,351,389 34.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,599 $137,531,589 16.2%
Total Expenditures $9,885 $850,218,735 100.0%
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%