Colfax Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 1526 Tennyson Street
       Denver, CO  80204-1230


 (720) 424-8740

 School Website

District: School District No. 1

SchoolDigger Rank:
823rd of 965 Colorado Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  14.9
Number of students:  302

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
77.8%
White:
10.9%
African American:
6.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  90.4%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, August 19, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Colfax Elementary School ranked worse than 85.3% of elementary schools in Colorado. It also ranked 74th among 103 ranked elementary schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 15.84. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (77.8%), White (10.9%), African American (6.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 90.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Colfax Elementary School is 14.9, which is the 44th best among 103 elementary schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
Compare Colfax Elementary School employs 20.1 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Colfax Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Colfax Elementary School 823rd of 965 Colorado public elementary schools. (See Colfax Elementary School in the ranking list.)

School District No. 1:

SchoolDigger ranks School District No. 1 91st of 126 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Colfax Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 4.35 771st 808 4.6%
2005 5.62 782nd 823 5.0%
2006 10.85 741st 829 10.6%
2007 7.70 795th 852 6.7%
2008 13.11 754th 849 11.2%
2009 6.65 823rd 872 5.6%
2010 13.56 814th 925 12.0%
2011 10.75 841st 935 10.1%
2012 11.15 838th 935 10.4%
2013 8.60 886th 954 7.1%
2014 11.33 883rd 962 8.2%
2015 9.30 912th 938 2.8%
2016 11.38 854th 914 6.6%
2017 17.44 768th 929 17.3%
2018 15.40 781st 917 14.8%
2019 15.84 823rd 965 14.7%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Open Quote I am disappointed in this school, it seems that a very few are heard here, the school has allot of bullies and no one seems to care, the ranking is low and again no seems to care and secondary it seems to cater to the Spanish speaking community only, all the programs they have are based on Spanish culture and the rest of the students seem to be forgotten, you can't ever get anyone to respond to you with concerns the school board really needs to check in on this school and how it is operated. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Colfax Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 83 13 13 204 5 n/a n/a 0 318
1989 60 3 13 209 9 n/a n/a 0 294
1990 76 10 6 221 9 n/a n/a 0 322
1991 63 11 6 272 9 n/a n/a 0 361
1992 68 9 5 244 8 n/a n/a 0 334
1993 72 16 5 270 12 n/a n/a 0 375
1994 87 14 5 277 8 n/a n/a 0 391
1995 47 11 7 317 7 n/a n/a 0 389
1996 47 11 7 317 7 n/a n/a 0 389
1997 53 14 5 320 10 n/a n/a 0 402
1998 46 9 6 327 6 n/a n/a 0 394
1999 47 6 9 311 13 n/a n/a 0 386
2000 44 16 9 325 14 n/a n/a 0 408
2001 27 6 3 321 10 n/a n/a 0 367
2002 22 12 2 313 5 n/a n/a 0 354
2003 22 12 2 313 5 n/a n/a 0 354
2004 28 8 1 308 5 n/a n/a 0 350
2005 25 9 0 277 6 n/a n/a 0 317
2006 15 8 2 277 3 n/a n/a 0 305
2007 18 14 3 289 1 n/a n/a 0 325
2008 21 19 3 299 3 n/a n/a 0 345
2009 26 24 6 303 6 n/a n/a 0 365
2010 32 34 4 301 7 n/a n/a 0 378
2011 17 20 3 319 8 1 5 0 373
2012 32 25 3 341 9 0 10 0 420
2013 25 27 3 335 10 0 4 0 404
2014 27 29 3 318 10 0 6 0 393
2015 27 45 4 313 11 0 7 0 407
2016 26 38 3 263 10 0 4 0 344
2017 28 23 3 256 7 n/a 2 0 319
2018 33 20 1 235 8 n/a 5 0 302

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Colfax Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 318 20.2 15.7 n/a
1989 294 16.1 18.2 51.4
1990 322 17.4 18.5 50.3
1991 361 20.5 17.6 56.0
1992 334 20.1 16.6 62.0
1993 375 19.1 19.6 56.5
1994 391 18.2 21.5 62.9
1995 389 16.2 24.0 69.2
1996 389 16.2 24.0 69.2
1997 402 18.1 22.2 73.9
1998 394 20.2 19.5 74.9
1999 386 16.4 23.5 72.0
2000 408 21.0 19.4 88.2
2001 367 20.5 17.9 85.8
2002 354 20.0 17.7 83.3
2003 354 20.0 17.7 83.3
2004 350 20.2 17.3 83.4
2005 317 19.7 16.1 84.2
2006 305 17.4 17.5 84.3
2007 325 16.5 19.7 64.9
2008 345 18.5 18.6 54.8
2009 365 19.0 19.2 89.9
2010 378 21.2 17.7 92.9
2011 373 22.9 16.2 96.2
2012 420 21.0 20.0 95.7
2013 404 21.5 18.7 93.6
2014 393 25.0 15.7 92.6
2015 407 26.0 15.6 94.6
2016 344 20.0 17.2 93.0
2017 319 21.2 15.0 95.0
2018 302 20.1 14.9 90.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Colfax Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 318 20.2 15.7 n/a
1989 294 16.1 18.2 51.4
1990 322 17.4 18.5 50.3
1991 361 20.5 17.6 56.0
1992 334 20.1 16.6 62.0
1993 375 19.1 19.6 56.5
1994 391 18.2 21.5 62.9
1995 389 16.2 24.0 69.2
1996 389 16.2 24.0 69.2
1997 402 18.1 22.2 73.9
1998 394 20.2 19.5 74.9
1999 386 16.4 23.5 72.0
2000 408 21.0 19.4 88.2
2001 367 20.5 17.9 85.8
2002 354 20.0 17.7 83.3
2003 354 20.0 17.7 83.3
2004 350 20.2 17.3 83.4
2005 317 19.7 16.1 84.2
2006 305 17.4 17.5 84.3
2007 325 16.5 19.7 64.9
2008 345 18.5 18.6 54.8
2009 365 19.0 19.2 89.9
2010 378 21.2 17.7 92.9
2011 373 22.9 16.2 96.2
2012 420 21.0 20.0 95.7
2013 404 21.5 18.7 93.6
2014 393 25.0 15.7 92.6
2015 407 26.0 15.6 94.6
2016 344 20.0 17.2 93.0
2017 319 21.2 15.0 95.0
2018 302 20.1 14.9 90.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education.

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