School Details

South Elementary School

305 South 5th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2600
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 589 students 19 students/teacher (CO avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

62%
72%
72%
55%
74%
73%
22%
48%
51%

Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
78%
66%
70%
70%
72%
73%
40%
48%
51%

Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP)

In 2010-2011 Colorado used the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The CSAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brighton School District No. 27j average
  • Colorado state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
72%
72%
62%
68%
68%
49%
55%
53%

Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
86%
69%
71%
64%
65%
65%
57%
53%
56%

Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP)

In 2010-2011 Colorado used the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The CSAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brighton School District No. 27j average
  • Colorado state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
64%
65%
60%
70%
70%
20%
40%
49%
40%
56%
57%

Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)

In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
60%
62%
66%
68%
66%
69%
23%
38%
47%
66%
59%
60%

Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP)

In 2010-2011 Colorado used the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The CSAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Brighton School District No. 27j average
  • Colorado state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

South Elementary School is a public elementary school in Brighton. 589 children attend South Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 67% of the 589 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at South Elementary School is 19:1. North Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 76% 44%
White, non-Hispanic 22% 49%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 1%
Asian 0.3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My son just started this year and he loves his teacher Ms. Nelson and everybody that I have had to speak with is very helpful.

  • (2 years ago)

    The office staff is rude pick up and drop off is horrible disorganized and dangerous. I'm not impressed with my child's second grade teacher.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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