Mcelwain Elementary School Thornton, CO 80229


Mcelwain Elementary School - School Profile

School Directory Information (2019-2020 school year)

Physical Address:
THORNTON, CO 80229-4909

Mailing Address:
THORNTON, CO 80229-4909

Phone: (720) 972-5500


Grade Span: (grades KG - 5)

   KG 1 2 3 4 5                     
District Name: Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Type: Regular
Status: Operational

Charter: No

Supervisory Union #: N/A

School Details (2018-2019 school year)
County: Adams County
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Locale: Large Suburb (over 250,000)

Magnet: No

Total Students: 423
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 25
Student/Teacher Ratio: 17.3

Enrollment Characteristics (2018-2019 school year)

Enrollment by Grade:

KG 1 2 3 4 5
59 72 82 67 70 73

Enrollment by Gender:

Male 204
Female 219

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

American Indian or Alaska Native 3
Asian 25
Black or African American 18
Hispanic/Latino 300
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1
Not Specified 0
Two or more races 6
White 70
Direct Certification1: 242
Free lunch qualified1: 271
Reduced-price lunch qualified1: 56
Note: Details may not add to totals.

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