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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
627
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 99.9% 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 87 40
Proficiency in Reading 87 41
Proficiency in Math 87 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 39
Proficiency in Reading 87 45
Proficiency in Math 82 34

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 41
Proficiency in Reading 92 47
Proficiency in Math 87 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 37
Proficiency in Reading 92 44
Proficiency in Math 87 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.76
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.07
AVG FOR STATE 17.16
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 87 13.9%
Grade 1 90 14.4%
Grade 2 91 14.5%
Grade 3 90 14.4%
Grade 4 90 14.4%
Grade 5 90 14.4%
Grade 6 89 14.2%
Total 627 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.1% 70.6% 55.9%
Black 0.5% 1.3% 4.8%
Hispanic 13.8% 23.9% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.5% 3.3% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.4% 31.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 23.8% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 7.1% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 574,950 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 738.9 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.2% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.5% 35.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.5% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.5% 13.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 232,527 2,136,827
Single Parent Households With Children 7.3% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.4% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.1% 40.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.8% 15.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.5% 16.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.0% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.0% 11.3%
$15,000 or less 6.3% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,206 $449,595,366 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $504 $43,525,944 4.6%
Staff $639 $55,184,679 5.8%
General Administration $92 $7,945,212 0.8%
School Administration $751 $64,857,111 6.9%
Operation $855 $73,838,655 7.8%
Transportation $264 $22,799,304 2.4%
Other $713 $61,575,393 6.5%
Total Support $3,817 $329,639,937 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,927 $166,417,647 17.6%
Total Expenditures $10,950 $945,652,950 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%